Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate

October 14th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS  

Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Sri Lanka cricket team has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its five-wicket victory over Pakistan in the final of the Twenty20 International tournament in Toronto.Match Referee Jeff Crowe imposed the fine on the Sri Lankan team for being two overs short of the allotted time.

Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardena has been fined 20 percent of his match fee while his players have each received 10 percent fines.

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