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West Indies offers to pay heavy penalty after Chennai ODI win

West Indies captain Pollard accepted his mistake and proposed the penalty after the match ended, so that the case does not go for hearing

West Indies players have been fined 80% of the match fee for slow over-rate during their first International ODI against India. International Cricket Council (ICC) match referee David Boon imposed the penalty on Kieron Pollard’s team for reducing it to four overs during the stipulated time. The West Indies won the match by eight wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The second match of the series will be played on 18 December in Visakhapatnam.

“As per Article 2.22 of ICC Code of Conduct for players and support staff, in the event of the team not completing the overs in the stipulated time, the players were fined 20% of their match fee at the rate of over,” the ICC said in a statement. Will go. In this way, each of his players was fined 80% of the match fee. This article is related to slow over speed.

West Indies captain Pollard accepted his mistake and proposed the penalty after the match ended so that the case does not go for hearing. The charges were made by on-field umpires Nitin Menon and Shaun George, third umpire Rodney Tucker and fourth umpire Anil Chaudhary.

West Indies beat host India by eight wickets in the first ODI match played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday, taking a lead of 1-0 in the series, with the help of superb centuries by Shimron Hetmyer (139) and Shay Hope (102 not out).

Batting first, India scored 287 for eight wickets, which the West Indies achieved by losing two wickets in 47.5 overs. Shimron Hetmayer hit 11 fours and seven sixes in 106 balls. Shai Hope hit seven fours and a 6 off 151 balls. Sunil Ambris contributed nine not out and Nicholas Pooran made 29 not out with the help of four fours off 23 balls.

Hetmyer and Hope shared a record 218 runs for the second wicket. Deepak Chahar and Mohammed Shami got one wicket each for India.

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