Media Release : AKS BPL T20 2017: Sylhet Sixers fined for slow over-rate

Sylhet Sixers have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against Rajshahi Kings during their AKS BPL 2017 match at the SICS, Sylhet on 07 November 2017.

 Match Referee Rahul Neeyamur Rashid imposed the fine after the Nasir Hossain-led team were found to be two (02) overs short of the mark when time allowances were taken into consideration.

 In accordance with Article 2.5.1 of the BCB Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to minor over-rate offences, players are fined 10 per cent of their match fees for every over their side fail to bowl within the allotted time, with the captain fined double that amount.

 Accordingly, Nasir has been fined 40 percent of his match fee, while his players have received 20 percent fines. The Sylhet Sixers captain pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the proposed sanction and as such there was no need for a formal hearing.

 The charge was laid by on-field umpires Anisur Rahman and Riaz Uddin, third umpire Sharfuddowla Ibne-Shahid Saikat and fourth umpire Moniruzzaman Tinku.