West Indies v India, 1st ODI, Kingston

West Indies fined for slow over-rate

Cricinfo staff

June 27, 2009

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Chris Gayle, the West Indies captain, has been fined 20% of his match fees while the rest of the team were docked 10% each for maintaining a slow over-rate in the first ODI against India at the Sabina Park.

The match referee Chris Broad found West Indies two overs short of their target at the end of the Indian innings after time allowances were taken into consideration.

As per the ICC Code of Conduct guidelines, individual players are fined 5% of their match fee for each over that is bowled beyond the allotted time limit, while the captain is fined double that amount.

West Indies lost the match by 20 runs, chasing 340. Their next game is on Sunday at the same venue.

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