6 Oct 2009

Australia fined for slow over rate

11:45 am on 6 October 2009

The holders Australia have been fined for a slow over rate during their nine-wicket win over England in their ICC Champions Trophy one day cricket semi-final.

Australia were ruled two overs short of target within the stipulated time.

Skipper Ricky Ponting was penalised 20 percent of his match fee and other team members 10 percent.

Australia face New Zealand in tonight's final at Centurion.