M.S. Dhoni Was Abeyance For One Test By ICC Apathetic Over Rate


PERTH: India's alarming bout of Australia got worse back captain M.S. Dhoni was abeyance for one Test by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Sunday for a apathetic over rate.

Dhoni was punished beneath the ICC Code of Conduct afterwards actuality two overs abaft the appropriate rate, abacus to the abasement of his team's defeat in the third Test by an innings and 37 runs central three

It agency disturbing opener Virender Sehwag, whose abode in the aggregation has been questioned due to his poor anatomy adjoin Australia, is acceptable to captain India in Adelaide for the fourth Test starting Tuesday week.

Sehwag, who is currently Dhoni's deputy, has captained India three times previously, for two wins. But afore the third Test he was appear to be at loggerheads with his skipper.

Dhoni, who was additionally fined 40 percent of his bout fee, is the aboriginal captain to be punished beneath the new two-strikes aphorism back captains are automatically abeyant if they accomplish two over amount infractions aural 12 months.

His antecedent misdemeanour came in July adjoin the West Indies in Barbados.

"Dhoni pleaded accusable to the allegation and the consecutive penalties were accustomed both by Dhoni and India," the ICC said in a statement.

"As such three was no charge for a academic hearing."

Dhoni's abode abaft the stumps will be taken by 27-year-old wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha, who will be arena his additional Test.

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