Dubai: Australian captain Tim Paine was fined for rejecting the referee’s decision against India on day three of the third test match in Sydney.
Tim Paine fined
Penn (Tim Paine) was convicted of violating Article 2.8 of the International Cricket Council’s Code of Conduct Regarding Players and Player Support Staff and was fined 15% of the costs of match.
The ICC said in a statement released on Sunday: “In addition to this, an ‘unfitness’ mark has been added to Penn’s disciplinary record. This is Paine’s (Tim Paine) first mistake in the past 24 months.
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The incident occurred in the 56th of India’s opening innings when Penn criticized the referee’s decision after the DRS failed against Cheteshwar Pujara.
Penn (Tim Paine) accepted the fine and there will be no formal hearing in the case.
India 309 flees victory
In the match, the Australian team declared their second inning at 312/6. This way the hosts took a 406 point lead and Team India got a huge 407 point goal to win. In response, Rahane’s army scored 98 points after losing 2 wickets.
If Team India is to win the Sydney Test, they will need to score 309 points on Day 5. 8 ATMs in India are still secure.