T20 Canada 2008 October 14, 2008

Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate

Cricinfo staff

Sri Lanka have been fined for their slow over-rate in the T20 Canada final against Pakistan in King City on Monday. Sri Lanka clinched the title with a five-wicket win but were penalised for being two overs short of the target.

Match referee Jeff Crowe docked 10% of the match fee of each Sri Lankan player, with Mahela Jayawardene, the captain, giving up 20%. Each player is fined 5% for every over short, while the captain is penalised twice the amount. Sri Lanka cannot appeal the fine as the ICC rules state the match referee's decision.