World Cup 2019: West Indies and Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate

West Indies and Sri Lanka have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during a World Cup league fixture.

Jason Holder celebrates after dismissing Dimuth Karunaratne.   -  Reuters Photo

West Indies and Sri Lanka have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during a World Cup league fixture on Monday. Sri Lanka won the match by 23 runs.

The match referee, David Boon fined both the teams after finding both teams two overs short of the required overs.

The captains of both the teams have been fined 40 per cent, while its players received 20 per cent fines.

If either West Indies or Sri Lanka commit another minor over-rate breach in an ODI within 12 months, with Jason Holder or Dimuth Karunaratne as captain, it will be deemed a second offence and they face a suspension.