Jason Roy avoids suspension, set to play the Final of Cricket World Cup 2019
Jason Roy has avoided the suspension for his outburst aimed at Sri Lankan Umpire Kumar Dharmasena. He has been fined 30% of his match fee for breaching Level One of the ICC Code of Conduct during the 2nd semifinal in Manchester on Thursday versus Australia.
England opener was batting on 85 when he attempted a pull shot and umpire Dharmasena looked uncertain but given Roy out caught behind. Later the replays showed there was a clear gap between bat and ball.
With Jason Roy’s opening partner Jonny Bairstow had already wasted their review, right handed batsman had to go. However his blasting innings of 85 off 65 balls proved enough to take England over the line.
England will be playing fourth final and first since 1992. They will face New Zealand on Sunday at Lord’s. Both teams have never lifted the World Cup Trophy in the history of Men’s Cricket World Cup.