New Delhi. India was defeated by Australia by 209 runs on the last day of the final of the World Test Championship played at The Oval. India got a target of 444 runs, chasing which Team India was all out for 234 runs. India’s over rate was slow in this match and it was already feared that Team India would have to face its punishment and that is what happened. Team India was fined 100 percent of the match fee for slow over rate in the World Test Championship. At the same time, the pockets of the Australian players who won the victory also got loose. Australia’s over rate was also slow. The ICC has imposed a fine of 80 per cent of the match fee on the Kangaroo team.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 12, 2023