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Windies captain Jason Holder banned for second Test against New Zealand

by Athar Ansari Dec 05, 2017 • 13:28 PM

Wellington, Dec 5 (CRICKETNMORE) - West Indies captain Jason Holder has been suspended for one Test and fined 60 per cent of his match fee, while his players have been fined 30 per cent of their match fees, for maintaining a slow over-rate during New Zealands innings and 67 runs victory in the Wellington Test.

According to an International Cricket Council (ICC) statement, match referee Chris Broad imposed the suspension on Holder after the Windies were ruled to be three overs short of their target after time allowances were taken into consideration.

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In accordance with Article 2.5.1 and Appendix 2 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Players Support Personnel, which deals with minor over-rate offences, players are fined 10 per cent of their match fees for every over their side fails to bowl in the allotted time, with the captain fined double that amount.

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