ICC Fined South Africa For Slow Run Rate in PAK vs SA 1st T20
The South African team was punished in this match with a loss. The ICC imposed the penalty due to the slow-over rate. The hosts were one over behind schedule. ICC fined South Africa 20 percent of the match fee for keeping a slow run rate in 1st T20 between PAK vs SA 2021. Elite panel match referee Andrew Pycroft handed down the punishment on behalf of the ICC.
The ODI series has been lost at home. The start of the T20 series was not good either. This series has started with the rate. In the midst of all such wounds, new bad news for the Protea camp. The team has been penalized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for its slow-over rate.
In the first T20 of the series, South Africa lost by 4 wickets against Pakistan. Protea got a big collection of 16 runs in the allotted 20 overs. However, the team could not avoid the loss. Pakistan topped the run with one ball in hand.
Heinrich Klaassen, who captained the South African team instead of Temba Babuma, has admitted his guilt. Due to which no additional hearing was required. The ICC has issued a statement confirming the matter. Earlier in the ODI series, South Africa was also punished for slow over rate. This time the team had to face the same punishment again.