England Girls beat India Girls by 5 wickets within the second recreation of the three-match ODI collection at Taunton on Wednesday.
Put in to bat first, India Girls have been positioned at 76/1 in 15.3 overs when Jemimah Rodrigues induced a vanguard off a Kate Cross supply to Katherine Brunt. Indian skipper Mithali Raj got here in subsequent and tried to construct a partnership with opener Shafali Verma.
Nevertheless, issues took a flip because the guests may solely make a solitary run within the subsequent six balls. Shafali, so as to launch the pump, danced down the monitor to hit Sophie Ecclestone out of the park.
On seeing Shafali utilizing her toes, Sophie bowled a brief off a size supply, which the previous tried to chop however in useless. The ball was grabbed by wicket-keeper Amy Jones, who stumped Shafali because the latter dragged her foot out of the crease.
The occasion raised questions within the thoughts of followers and cricket consultants because the authorities didn’t present LED lights for the ladies’s contest. This lack of kit made it troublesome for the third umpire to succeed in a conclusive determination. Lastly, after working via the a number of replays, the TV umpire adjudged Shafali out.
Specialists opined that the choice would have been troublesome if there have been LED lights.
Former Australian cricketer Lisa Sthalekar tweeted the video of the incident and recommended for the usage of bright-coloured bails.
“That is the second time in 2 ODIs that we’re making it more durable than it must be for the third umpire. Be nice to get bright-colored bails,” Lisa captioned the snippet.
That is the second time in 2 ODI’s that we’re making more durable than it must be for the third umpire. Be nice to get brilliant colored bails pic.twitter.com/0bXAdO1jMw
— Lisa Sthalekar (@sthalekar93) June 30, 2021
For the unversed, LED bails gentle up every time there may be any bodily contact. This enables the umpires to guage whether or not a batter was exterior the crease or not on the time of illumination.
Males’s cricket has incessantly used LED bails, with their software changing into everlasting over a time period.
In the course of the match, Shafali was dismissed for a nicely made 44 off 55 balls. India Girls misplaced their second match consecutively within the 50-overs collection. Thus, England Girls have taken an unassailable lead of 2-0, with a recreation left within the collection.
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