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England captain Alastair Cook fined for slow over rate

England captain Alastair Cook is fined 20% of his match fee for a slow over rate during the first Test against Sri Lanka.

England captain Alastair Cook has been fined 20% of his match fee for a slow over rate during the first Test against Sri Lanka.

The rest of the England team has been fined 10% after a total of 17 overs went unbowled by both sides at Lord's.

Sri Lanka held on during a tense final day on Monday to draw the first of two Tests between the countries.

The second Test gets underway at Headingley on Friday.

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England's Alastair Cook walks off the field after losing his wicket during day 5 of the 3rd Ashes Test on August 5, 2013
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