The ICC Elite Panel Match Referee imposed the sanction after Virat Kohli’s team was two overs behind the target after taking into account the permitted time periods.
“Pursuant to Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Staff, which relates to violations of the minimum rate, players will be fined 20 percent of their gaming fees if each of their players does not bowle in the allotted time,” the ICC said in an explanation.
This is the second time the hosts have been penalized for slow overrate during the five-game series.
Previously after the second T20, which India won by seven wickets, the hosts were fined 20 percent of their game fees.
Kohli pleaded guilty to the offense and accepted the proposed sanction so a formal hearing was not required. “
The judges on the field, Anil Chaudhary and Nitin Menon, and the third arbitrator, KN Ananthapadmanabhan, ran the charges.
India beat England by 36 runs to win the T20I series 3-2 by five games.
The five-game ODI series will be followed by a three-game ODI series beginning March 23 at the Maharshtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
The remaining two games will take place in the same location on March 26th and 28th.
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