After a long gap Indian Team came back to the international side due to the outbreak of COVID. But the comeback wasn’t that much expected. The comeback opening match of Indian Team was with Australia in which India lost and started with a bad note. They lost the match by 66 runs in the opening match. The defeat was not the much affected to the Indian side, they are even fined by International Cricket Council (ICC) for the slow over-rate. They was fined by 20% during the match played at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
The statement was released by ICC on Saturday where Match Referee David Boon charged a fine against Indian Team for the low over rate. On field umpires Sam Nogajski, Rod Tucker, TV Umpire Paul Reiffel and fourth umpire Gerard Abood fined the charge to the Men in Blue.
After this slow over incident, The cricket analyst Mazher Arshad has told that India might face problem in the qualification of World Cup Super League for slow over-rate. For one slow over one point is deducted. Because of the new Rules, when a team doesn’t complete a 50 over in the time then they need to face one demerit point in the World Cup super league.
Also Read – Yuvraj Singh to play in Big Bash League 2020/21
The next 50 over cricket world will take place in 2023 in India. So according to that Team India has directly qualified for the World Cup 2023 because of the hosting country.
Wasim Jaffer comes up with a savage reply
But after this tweet of Mazhar Arshad, former Indian player Wasim Jaffer has told that the next World Cup will be played in India. So, there will not be any such scenario. After this reply, Mazher Arshad has not been able to continue his argument regarding this matter.
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 27, 2020