World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer and Jason Roy fined for code of conduct breach

Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was fined 20 per cent of his match fee while his team-mates were fined 10 per cent each following the over rate breach after Pakistan was ruled to be one over short of its target after time allowances were taken into consideration.

Jofra Archer celebrates the wicket of Faf du Plessis   -  Getty Images

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined England's Jofra Archer and Jason Roy 15 per cent of their match fees each for breaching the code of conduct during their World Cup game against Pakistan at Trent Bridge.

According to a statement issued by the ICC, the incident occurred during the 14th over of Pakistan’s innings on Monday when Roy used an audible obscenity after misfielding which was clearly heard by the umpires. Archer was fined for showing dissent at an umpire’s decision. The incident occurred in the 27th over of Pakistan’s innings, when Archer showed obvious dissent following a wide delivery.

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In addition to the 15 per cent fine, one demerit point has been added to both Roy’s and Archer’s disciplinary records.

Meanwhile, Pakistan captain Sarafraz Ahmed has also been fined for minor over rate.

Sarfaraz was fined 20 per cent of his match fee while his teammates were fined 10 per cent each following the over rate breach after Pakistan was ruled to be one over short of its target after time allowances were taken into consideration.