Sunday 3 April 2011 

India Fined For Slow Over-Rate In World Cup Final

India Fined For Slow Over-Rate In World Cup Final
India Fined For Slow Over-Rate In World Cup Final
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India have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 final against Sri Lanka, which they went on to win by six wickets in Mumbai.

India, who are 4/1 second favourites to retain their title in 2015 with , were deemed to be one over short of their target when time allowances were taken into account during Sri Lanka's innings of 274 for six.

As such, the players were fined ten percent of their match fee with captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni fined 20 percent in line with the ICC Code of Conduct.

Dhoni hit a six to win the match in the penultimate over to spark scenes of wild celebration across the country and bring to an end a global celebration of the 50-over game.

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