Is Australia fined for slow over rate?
Australia, England fined for slow over-rate after first Ashes test Cricket – Ashes – First Test – England v Australia – Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, Britain – June 20, 2023 Australia’s Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon celebrate after winning the first test as England players react Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs
- June 21 (Reuters) – Australia and England have been penalised two World Test Championship points each and fined 40% of their match fees after they were found guilty of maintaining slow over rates during the first Ashes test, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday.
- Ben Stokes and Pat Cummins’ sides were ruled to be two overs short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration, with match referee Andy Pycroft imposing the sanction.
- The ICC said Cummins and Stokes pleaded guilty to the offence, and there was no need for a formal hearing.
“In accordance with Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel. players are fined 20% of their match fee for every over their side fails to bowl in the allotted time,” the ICC said in a statement. “In addition, as per Article 16.11.2 of the ICC World Test Championship playing conditions, sides are penalised one point for each over short.
- Australia skipper Cummins sealed a remarkable two-wicket victory for his side in a thrilling climax to a gripping five-day battle in the opening test at Edgbaston on Tuesday.
- The second test starts at Lord’s next week.
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What are the predictions for Ashes 2023?
England vs Australia Predictions – 1. Michael Vaughan Former England captain Vaughan who led England to a famous series win over Australia in 2005 has predicted that the hosts defeat the World Test Champions. “England are miles better now and they will surprise the Australians,” he told BBC while predicting a 3-1 win for Ben Stoked-led team.
England have won Ashes series at home in the last 22 yrs on pitches that have offered movement or Spin for Swann in 2013, Not so sure flat pitches will work against this Aussie team, #JustSaying #Ashes — Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) June 8, 2023 2. Eoin Morgan Former England skipper who led the team to a World Cup title in 2019 has said that the home team is a “slight favourite”.
Speaking to Metro.co.uk, Morgan said that there is not much difference between the side but “maybe home conditions will be the difference.” 3. Michael Atherton Renowned commentator and former England player Michael Atherton thinks “England are marginal favourites” to win the series.
I think England are marginal favourites just because Australia haven’t won over here for such a long time but it’s very hard to call,” he told while previewing the series with Metro.co.uk.4. Glenn McGrath Legendary Australian pacer Glenn McGrath has predicted that Australia will win The Ashes 5-0. McGrath, who is also a part of BBC’s Test Match Special team said, “I can see every Test going down to the wire, with Australia just winning every game.
I’m sure people want me to say 5-0, so I will not disappoint them.” 5. Jason Gillespie Former Australia fast bowler has said that England will ‘unravel’ against Australia’s bowling lineup. He has predicted a 3-1 series win for Australia. Here is what some of the other former players and cricket experts think according to the publications mentioned above:
Nasser Hussain: England 3-2 Australia Isa Guha: England 3-1 Australia Alastair Cook: England 3-1 Australia Steven Finn: England 3-2 Australia
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Who is the winner of ICC Test Championship 2023?
The final of the 2021–2023 ICC World Test Championship, a Test cricket match, was played from 7 to 11 June 2023 at The Oval, London, between Australia and India. Australia won the match by 209 runs to win the second edition of the ICC World Test Championship.
What happens if WTC Final 2023 ends in a draw?
Also Read: – All hope for India rests on the pair of and Ajinkya Rahane, who have looked solid at the crease so far. While Rahane also scored 89 runs in the first innings, Kohli has been in red-hot form in the IPL, scoring 2 centuries in this year’s mega tournament.
Ohli is slowly approaching his fifty, batting on 44, while Rahane looks as solid as ever on 20. However, a question that has engulfed the minds of cricketing fans around the globe is what happens if the World Test Championship Final ends in a draw. Council (ICC) has cleared all the confusion regarding the WTC Final in a blog post on Saturday.
The international cricketing body said if the WTC 2023 Final between India and Australia end in a draw then the prestigious mace will be shared and both the teams will be declared joint winners. “As per item 16.3.3 of the Playing Conditions for the World Test Championship Final, the mace will be shared and the prize money distributed equally among the two finalists should the match finish in a draw” ICC said in the blog post.
What if WTC final gets washed out?
What happens if the Test Championship final is affected by rain? – Considering the unpredictable weather in England, the rain factor cannot be ruled especially in the month of June. Keeping that in mind ICC have kept a reserve day for the Test Championship final.
The match will be held between June 7 to June 11 and June 12 has been identified as the reserve day. But ICC has also informed that if time is lost during the regulation days due to bad weather only then can the reserve day be utilised. If the match happens on all five days and no result comes out then the match will not go into the reserve day and instead India and Australia will be declared joint winners.
In a statement, ICC confirmed the following rule which read: A reserve day is in place for the WTC Final on June 12 and can be used to make up for any loss of playing time during the five scheduled days, not to keep playing until one side wins. Recently the IPL 2023 final between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans was affected due to torrential downpour in Ahmedabad.
Can T20 end in a draw?
Tie – India vs England 2011 CWC Match ended in a Tie (Source: Twitter) A Tie is one of the results that can occur in a cricket match. In order to win a match, the team batting second needs to overhaul the opponent’s score otherwise the team defending the total is declared as the winner.
- However, there have been instances when at the end of the match, both the teams are tied on equal scores.
- Tie in cricket exactly caters to such a situation when nothing separates the two teams and they end on equal scores.
- A TIE can occur in any format.
- In T20 matches, the game is continued and the winner is decided by a Super Over.
In ODIs, or in Test matches, the match result is declared as TIED. The chances of a Tie occurring in ODIs or are far greater than in Test cricket. In the entire history of cricket, only two Test matches have ended in a Tie. The first Tied Test was played between Australia and West Indies in 1960.