India won the second ODI against West Indies by a margin of 48 runs. West Indies is presently having a bad time. After losing the match, they had a bad news following. The West Indies side, including their captain, Dwayne Bravo has been fined for slow over-rate in the second ODI.
West Indies have been fined for breaching the conduct of minimum over-rate according to ICC’s code of Conduct. The ICC declared it officially on a statement on Sunday.
Jeff Crowe, who is in the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, imposed the fine for West Indies side, led by Dwayne Bravo. It was reported that West Indies were two overs short of its target.
Also in accordance with the regulations of ICC’s Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel governing the over-rate offences, it is stated that players are fined 10 percent of their match fees and that is for every over which their side fails to deliver within the allotted time. And also, the captain of the team is fined double the amount.
The West Indies team was found to be 2 overs slow and thus all the players have been fined by 20 percent of their match fees. And Bravo, who was the captain of the team, was fined 40 percent of the match fees.
Also, one thing needs to be mentioned here. If Bravo is found guilty for breaching the over-rate for one more time in the next 12 months, then he will receive a suspension for a match as per the rules and regulations set by the International Cricket Council.
The third ODI between India and West Indies has been cancelled due to weather conditions. In the fourth ODI, West Indies team has be conscious about the over-rate. They make frequent bowling changes which might have led to this.