England vs India: Both Teams Dock WTC Points for Slow Over Rate

muzzamil mehboobWeb Editor

11th Aug, 2021. 03:28 pm
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England and India have been penalized two points each from their 2021-23 World Test Championship (WTC) points table for maintaining a slow over-rate in the first test in Nottingham, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday.

Both teams are now two points behind in the WTC standings. They have also been fined 40% of their match fee, ICC said.

The first test between England and India ended in a draw after rain interrupted on the final day.

The second test of the five-match test series will be played at Lors’s starting August 12.

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