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India vs Australia: Steve Smith must have learnt a lesson, says Steve Waugh

Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh wants International Cricket Council (ICC) to intervene and look into the matter.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: March 8, 2017 3:31:27 pm
India vs Australia, Ind vs Aus, Ind vs Aus 2nd Test, India vs Australia 2nd test, Steve Smith, SMith, Virat Kohli, Steve Waugh, Waugh, Cricket news, Cricket Steve Smith asked for DRS help from the dressing room after he was given lbw in their second innings. (Source: PTI)

A “brain fade” moment led to Steven Smith seeking dressing advice for a DRS referral in the second Test against India and his word should be taken at face value, feels former Australia captain Steve Waugh.

“It was a fantastic Test match. It’s a shame we are focussing on one incident. I would go with what Steve has said. I would take him on face value. The best part was umpires stepped in and stopped at then and there. Looking back Smith will be embarrassed and must have learnt a lesson,” Waugh told mediapersons at a promotional event on Wednesday.

However he wants ICC to intervene and bring finality to the issue.

“Someone from ICC needs to look into the matter and bring it to a finality. Look we need to move on. Probably he would be cautioned. It was a high intensity game,” said Waugh.

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