World Cup champions India have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their final against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday. Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was fined 20% of his match fee while the players were docked 10%.
“Match referee Jeff Crowe imposed
Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardena plays a shot during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 final match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai as Mahendra Singh Dhoni watches.
the fine after India was ruled to be one over short of its target at the end of the match," the ICC said in a statement.
“The penalty was accepted by India without contest.”