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The 5-match Ashes series (Ashes 2023) between England vs Australia (ENG vs AUS) has started. This series…
The 5-match Ashes series (Ashes 2023) between England vs Australia (ENG vs AUS) has started. Kangaroos have won the first match of this series by 2 wickets. Although the match between the two teams was very exciting. But Australia (Australia Cricket Team) has suffered a lot of losses even after the victory. Apart from this, England Cricket Team has also suffered a lot after the defeat. Because the ICC has fined both the teams for slow over rate and at the same time the Kangaroos have got a double whammy.
Let us tell you that after the first Ashes Test between England vs Australia, both the teams have been fined 40 percent by the ICC for slow over rate. Andy Pycroft of the ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees timed both the teams after two overs less and only then imposed the penalty. In the first Test of the Ashes, it looked like Australia were on the losing side and the hosts had the upper hand. But the Kangaroos have changed the mood with the passage of time and have won a very exciting match.
Both the captains accepted the fine without action
Significantly, after the first Test of the Ashes series 2023, both the teams were fined by the ICC. However, if the team captains feel that the penalty has been wrongly imposed, then action is taken. But Ben Stokes and Pat Cummins have accepted the fine and now there is no need for a hearing. However, this proves that both the captains have realized their mistake and accepted it.
Australia deducted 2 points
Let us tell you that apart from this fine of ICC, the Australian team has got another big blow. Actually, the Kangaroos have won the World Test Championship 2023. At the same time, the points table of the new World Test Championship has started through the Ashes series. At the same time, after this penalty, Australia has got only 10 points even after the victory, while the winning team earns 12 points. Because Australia’s 2 points have also been deducted due to the fine.