2022 Asia Cup: Both Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam pleaded guilty to the overload offense after being fined 40 percent of their match money.
- India defeated Pakistan in a final thriller in Dubai on Sunday
- Both teams are penalized for slow overrate
- India and Pakistan face Hong Kong in their last matches in Group A
India defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets in a final-over thriller in which both teams gave their all. However, the tension was so great that things didn’t go so fast in Dubai.Asia Cup 2022: Full CoverageJeff Crowe of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanctions after the sides of Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam took two overs off their respective goals after the time allowed was taken into account.In accordance with Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Staff, which covers minor overload violations, players will be fined 20 percent of their match money for each time their side does not bowl within the allotted time.Both captains pleaded guilty to the offense and accepted the proposed sanction, so a formal hearing was not necessary.On-field umpires Masudur Rahman and Ruchira Pilliyaguruge, third umpire Raveendra Wimalasiri and fourth umpire Gazi Sohel tied the costs.India will take on Hong Kong in their final Group A match on Wednesday, August 31, while Pakistan will face the associated team on Friday.— ENDS —