West Indies v England, Super Eights, Barbados April 22, 2007

England and West Indies penalised for slow over rates

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The thriller which came at a price © Getty Images

Both England and West Indies have been penalised for slow over rates in their Super Eights match in Barbados yesterday. The match went down to the wire, with England scraping home by one wicket with a ball to spare.

England were found to be two overs short of the scheduled finish when they bowled West Indies out for 300 with the penultimate ball of the innings. As a result, Michael Vaughan was docked 20% of his match fee by Ranjan Madugalle, the match referee, while the rest of the team were fined 10%.

West Indies on the other hand were found to be one over short and the team, excluding the captain, were fined 5% of their individual match fee. Brian Lara had the misfortune of being summoned by the match referee after his last international match and was docked 10% of his match fee.