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Bridgetown Test: Wrong replay shown to give Dhoni out

The controversy over poor umpiring in the ongoing Test series has taken a new twist.

Written by Agencies | Bridgetown (barbados) |
June 30, 2011 10:19:53 am

The controversy over poor umpiring in the ongoing Test series between India and the West Indies has taken a new twist as it has now emerged that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was given out off a no ball on the first day of the second match here.

In what could erupt into a major controversy,the television replays ordered to check if Fidel Edwards had no-balled didn’t show that particular ball,instead some other legitimate delivery was shown to give Dhoni out.

Incidentally,Dhoni was given out off a no ball even in the first Test in Jamaica.

The latest case was the final delivery of Edwards’ 15th over,the 59th of the innings,which had Dhoni offering the catch to Shivnarine Chanderpaul at mid-on.

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As Dhoni headed for the pavillion,umpire Ian Gould asked him to stay put as he wanted a reconfirmation from the third umpire that the delivery was legitimate and Edwards had not overstepped the bowling crease.

The replays showed that Edwards’s front foot had stayed within the crease but it was not the same delivery but a previous legitimate ball which was shown in television replays to judge Dhoni out.

The real delivery,as umpire Ian Gould had suspected,was indeed a no ball.

India,then 167 for 5,collapsed after the fall of Dhoni’s wickets to be all out for 201 in the final session’s play.

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