The throw from the deep that ricocheted off Ben Stokes’ bat to the boundary staunch throughout the World Cup final, shall be reviewed in September, the custodians of the game’s licensed guidelines, Marylebone Cricket Membership talked about on Monday. The overthrow guidelines drew MCC’s attention after Original Zealand were left to rue a fortuitous, closing-over overthrow that went for four after getting a deflection off Stokes’ bat, helping England clutch the match into Sizable Over and lastly purchase the trophy through boundary depend.
“The WCC (World Cricket Committee) talked about Legislation 19.8 in relation to overthrows, in the context of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Final. WCC felt that the Legislation used to be resolute but the matter shall be reviewed by the Licensed guidelines sub-committee in September 2019,” the MCC talked about in a statement.
Chasing Original Zealand’s 241, England wished nine runs from the final three balls when a throw by Martin Guptill deflected off diving Stokes’ bat for a boundary.
On-enviornment umpires Kumar Dharmasena and Marias Erasmus awarded England six runs in total, two by the batsmen and 4 for the overthrow.
Nonetheless former ICC Elite Panel umpire Simon Taufel talked about as per the foundations, the umpires must acquire awarded England 5 runs in its set up of six as the batsmen didn’t contaminated when Guptil launched the ball from deep.
Chaired by ex-England batsman Mike Gatting, the MCC World Cricket Committee met on the Lord’s on Sunday and Monday, but former India captain Sourav Ganguly, who’s moreover segment of the panel, skipped the meeting ensuing from personal reasons.
Aug 13, 2019 08: 47 IST