Zimbabwe fined for maintaining slow over-rate during fourth ODI

Chigumbura will be banned for one match if he is found guilty of maintaining a slow over rate at any point over the next 12 months

Chigumbura will be banned for one match if he is found guilty of maintaining a slow over-rate at any point over the next 12 months

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Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate during his side’s 21-run loss to Bangladesh in the fourth ODI in Mirpur.

As a result of the slow over-rate, the rest of the Zimbabwe team were each docked 10 per cent of their match fee.

Chigumbura and his team-mates for fined for breaching Article 2.5.1 of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct, which states that “players are fined 10 per cent of their match fees for every over their side fails to bowl in the allotted time, with the captain fined double that amount”.

If Chigumbura is found guilty of maintaining a slow over-rate at any point over the next 12 months, he will banned for one match.

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