Cricket fans reaction: India and England penalized by ICC

ByRiya Rajput

Aug 11, 2021

The ICC said in a statement: “The two teams now have two points each in the standings of the 2021-23 ICC World Test Championship ahead of the second Test at Lord’s.

Besides the point deduction, the England hosts were also fined 40% of their match fees for a slow over-rate, while Virat Kohli’s India was also penalized 40% by the match referee Chris Broad, “the statement added.

Chris Broad, the Match Referee, found both teams to be two overs short of their targets, after adjusting for time allowances, and both captains – England’s Joe Root and India’s Virat Kohli – were fined 40 percent of their match fees as well, as per Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel.

The first of five matches in the test series among India and England at Trent Bridge might have denied the fans and the round of a potential Day 5 and thusly an outcome as the downpour washed away all the last day and the match finished in a draw. , this brought all the more awful news for the two groups.

India drove by Virat Kohli and England drove by Joe Root were fined 40% of their match expenses for a sluggish premium in the main test match. It additionally implies that the two groups, which won four focuses each with the draw under the new 2021-23 World Testing Championship (WTC) cycle focus framework, were moored by two each and no. have just two additional focuses to show.

After the announcement from ICC, cricket fans across the world started reacting to this on social media.

Let’s get a Sneek Peak to what all the Global Fans have to say :

“The two teams will now face off at Home of Cricket – Lord’s Cricket Ground – for the second test starting Thursday, August 12 and will look to earn points with a win”.