Qualifier matches are being played in Zimbabwe for the ODI World Cup to be held in India later this year. A match of this tournament was played between Zimbabwe and West Indies. Where Zimbabwe beat West Indies by 35 runs. After the defeat against Zimbabwe, the two-time world champion team is in even more trouble. The West Indies team was performing brilliantly in the World qualifiers so far. But a defeat could spoil his team’s momentum. Now the ICC has also imposed a huge fine on his team.
After the defeat of West Indies in the match played against Zimbabwe, their team must be already running in tension. Now, doubling their tension, the ICC has imposed a heavy fine on them. In fact, in this match, the West Indies team has broken the rules of slow over speed. That is why West Indies have been fined. Now he has to lose 60% of his match fee as ICC has deducted his match fee as fine.
how was the match
Talking about the match played between Zimbabwe and West Indies, in this match West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl. Batting first, Zimbabwe scored 268 runs losing 10 wickets in 49.5 overs. The target of 269 runs in front of the West Indies was not very big. But in the second innings, Zimbabwe’s bowlers performed brilliantly and did not allow the West Indies team to achieve the target. Chasing 269 runs in this match, West Indies were all out for 233 runs in 44.4 overs and Zimbabwe won the match in a big upset.