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India fined for slow over-rate vs NZ in ODI opener



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In the first ODI of the series in Hyderabad, India was fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against New Zealand.

India was fined 60% of their match fee for a slow over-rate against New Zealand in the first ODI on January 18 in Hyderabad.

Javagal Srinath of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees ruled that India were three overs short of their target. Before making a decision, time constraints were taken into account.

Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel states that players are fined 20% of their match fee for each over their team fails to bowl in the allotted time.

Rohit Sharma, the India captain, accepted the offence levelled by On-field umpires Anil Chaudhary and Nitin Menon, third umpire K N Ananthapadmanabhan and fourth umpire Jayaraman Madanagopal.

India won a closely-fought contest against New Zealand by a margin of 12 runs. The game saw remarkable individual performances from Shubman Gill (208 from 149) and Michael Bracewell (140 from 78).

The sides will face each other next at Raipur on January 21.