Mitch Marsh determined to stroll after being caught behind in the first ODI against the West Indies — however solely after the hosts known as for a evaluation.
The Australian No.3 strangled a supply down legside on Wednesday morning (AEST) and everybody was satisfied he was out, aside from umpire Joel Wilson, whose finger stayed down.
West Indies captain Kieron Pollard known as for a evaluation and Marsh — clearly realizing he hit it — didn’t hassle to stay round to attend for the choice.
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Marsh was successfully off the pitch in Bridgetown by the point the evaluation had been accomplished, whereas a few of the West Indies gamers appeared to have phrases with him on his approach off.
The all-rounder was solely inside his rights to face his floor after Wilson failed to offer him out. Most batsmen have, and can proceed to do the identical.
Nonetheless, his resolution to stroll off the pitch mid-review was an open show that he knew he was out all alongside.
As such, he has left little question that he sits firmly inside the ‘no-walking’ camp, and has opened the door to criticism from those that imagine batsmen ought to stroll in the event that they know they’re out.
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