India have been punished for a slow over-rate during their miserable fifth-Test loss to England.
The International Cricket Council have fined India for a slow over-rate during the fifth and final Test at The Oval in London, where England secured a three-one series triumph.
The tourists were deemed to be three overs behind the target after time allowances were taken into consideration. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was sanctioned 60 percent – and the rest of the team 30.
India accepted the ruling without appealing. Dhoni will be suspended for one match if the Indians commit another over-rate offence before August 2015.
The English and Indians will meet for five ODIs – in Bristol, Cardiff, Nottingham, Birmingham and Leeds – between 25 August and 5 September. A one-off Twenty20 International at Edgbaston will follow.
Steve Smith couldn’t get a hundred today. The Badger could.
England get Steve Smith out for just 80. Great success.
England are utterly infuriating, they really are.
Joe Root > Don Bradman. That’s just maths.
England must defend a target of 399 to escape the series with a draw.
Changes for both teams ahead of The Oval.
England’s Test-match batting is broken. Time to get back to basics.
The WTC scoring system is stupid, but the fix is easy. Get it done.
The Badger lets off steam.