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Four teams penalised for slow over rates


December 21, 2017

The Sydney Sixers men’s team, Melbourne Stars men’s team, Melbourne Renegades women’s team and Adelaide Strikers women’s team have been penalised for slow over rates.

  • The Sixers men’s team were penalised in the BBL07 season opener against Sydney Thunder at Spotless Stadium on Tuesday 19 December, due to being one over short.

  • The Stars men’s team were penalised in their BBL07 match against Brisbane Heat at the Gabba on Wednesday 20 December, due to being one over short.

  • The Strikers women’s team were penalised in their WBBL03 match against Melbourne Renegades at Gliderol Stadium on 16 December 2017, due to being one over short.

  • The Renegades women’s team were penalised in their WBBL03 match against Adelaide Strikers at Gliderol Stadium on 17 December 2017, due to being one over short.

In accordance with the BBL Playing Conditions, each member of the respective playing XI will be fined $1,000, and captains Moises Henriques (Sixers) and John Hastings (Stars) receive one strike each. A second strike will result in an automatic one match suspension. 


If the teams choose to accept their penalty without appeal, the fine will be reduced to $500 per player.


In accordance with the WBBL Playing Conditions, each member of the respective playing XI will be fined $250, and captains Suzie Bates (Strikers) and Amy Satterthwaite (Renegades) receive one strike each. A second strike will result in an automatic one match suspension.


The Renegades have accepted their penalty without appeal, with the fine being reduced to $125 per player. If the Strikers choose to accept their penalty without appeal, their fine will also be reduced to the same amount per player.