Australia fined for maintaining slow over-rate.

ISLAMABAD -- Australia have been fined 40 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against England in the first ODI in Adelaide on Thursday.

David Boon of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Australia were ruled to be two overs short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration, said a press release.

In accordance with Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to minimum over-rate offences, players are fined 20 per cent of their match fee...

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