Umpire gives batsman out without any appeal

Umpire gives batsman out without any appeal

Umpire gives batsman out without any appeal (Pic Source : twitter)

Currently, Sri Lanka cricket team is travelling Australia for a bilateral series where they will play a three-match T20I series. Before the start of the T20I series, yesterday Sri Lanka played a practice match against Australia Prime ministers XI. Australia Prime ministers XI thrillingly won the match. But in this match, an incident happened where umpire gives the batsman out without any appeal.

During Sri Lanka’s inning, in the second over, Djali Bloomfield was bowling, and Danushka Gunathalika was on strike. Bloomfield bowled a length delivery to Gunathalika and bowled passed throw the Gunathalika’s bat. The keeper took the catch, and no one appealed for the caught behind but umpire given Gunathalika out. Bloomfield paused for a second, and it took a good few moments for him to realize that he had actually taken a wicket.

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Talking about the match, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat first. They have scored 131 runs with the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. Australia Prime Ministers XI chased down the target with one wicket spare. For Australia Prime ministers XI, Harry Nielsen scored a brilliant half-century, he scored 79 runs in 50 balls with the help of nine fours and one six. Nielsen was awarded with the player of the match award for his brilliant inning.

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