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Big Bash administrators continue to come down hard on innings speed

The Perth Scorchers players have each been fined $500 after being pulled up for their slow over rate against Brisbane Heat on Friday.

All 11 members of the side which lost by 49 runs to the Heat have been sanctioned by Big Bash organisers after they were found to be six minutes behind their time allowance.

Having accepted the charge and declined the chance to appeal, the maximum $1,000 fine was halved.

Adam Voges has been given a strike following the Scorchers' slow over rate

Captain Adam Voges has also received a strike against his record, and will face a one-game suspension should he collect a second.

The Scorchers are the fourth team to have been penalised for a slow over rate this season.

They follow in the footsteps of Syndey Thunder, Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars.

In the Women's Big Bash, both Melbourne Renegades and Adelaide Strikers have been rapped for slow over rates.

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