England slugged with fines after heavy loss

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England person had insult added to wounded aft being good beaten successful the archetypal Ashes Test, suffering a dense punishment for dilatory over-rates.

The visitors were fined 100 per cent of their lucifer interest and penalised 5 World Test Championship points.

"Match referee David Boon has besides penalised England 100% of their lucifer interest for falling 5 overs abbreviated of the targets aft adjusting for clip allowances," a connection from the ICC read.

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"Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel charges players 20% of their lucifer interest for each implicit the squad falls abbreviated on."

England players weren't the lone ones to bull a fine.

Australian antheral of the lucifer Travis Head was docked 15 per cent of his lucifer interest aft an audible obscenity was picked up by the stump microphones.

Joe Root and Ben Stokes permission the tract connected time four. (Getty)

It's the 2nd clip this twelvemonth England person faced a punishment for going excessively slowly. Back successful August, some they and India were slugged 2 points during their Test astatine Trent Bridge.

The penalties travel aft a brutal nonaccomplishment connected the field, with England beaten wrong 3 and a fractional days.

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"Yeah it was frustrating, we evidently knew however important that archetypal hr was successful particular," skipper Joe Root said aft time four.

"It was truly important that we got determination unscathed and unluckily losing those 3 wickets up of that was bitterly disappointing due to the fact that we had enactment a batch of bully enactment successful past night.

"Credit to Australia taking each accidental that's travel their way, and I can't accidental the aforesaid happening astir ourselves."

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