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Sri Lanka docked one Super League point for slow over rate

29 March 2023 12:19 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sri Lanka were docked one ICC World Cup Super League point for maintaining a slow over rate in the first ODI against New Zealand last week, another blow to their chances of securing an automatic qualification spot for the Cricket World Cup. 

Sri Lanka are currently ninth in the Super League points table, on 81 points, and need South Africa to lose both their ODIs to the Netherlands to move into eighth place and secure the final direct qualification spot. 

Dasun Shanaka’s team were docked 20 percent of their match fees in accordance with the International Cricket Council’s Code of Conduct, and since the captain accepted the charges there was no need for a formal hearing. 

One place behind Sri Lanka are South Africa on 78 points and are favourites to qualify for the Cricket World Cup, but Ireland, who are tenth, can secure the final qualification spot if they beat Bangladesh 3-0 and secure a better net run rate. 

  Comments - 2

  • Are slow over rates and penalty overs the same Thursday, 30 March 2023 02:23 AM

    Shows we are the worst with penalty overs. Is that related these Slow over rates gaming?

    SLC can contract Kapuwa to ruing the competitors Thursday, 30 March 2023 02:26 AM

    SLC knowing all disrespect it anyway, might as well try get some credibility by employing an army of Kapuwa to do black magic against South Africa and Ireland, and for safety all the teams above Sri Lanka too. Paying Kapuwa will create more local employment, and better the SLC executives getting their massive allowances.

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