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Australian captain’s run out becomes ‘controversial’

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Melbourne: Australian captain Tim Penn’s run out on the first day of the second Test match between India and Australia became controversial.

According to the details, on the first day of the Boxing Day Test match, the run out of the Australian captain Tim Penn became controversial. The third umpire declared Team Penn not out while cricket fans including former cricketers are declaring him out.

All the players, including Indian wicketkeeper Rishbh Paint, started celebrating even before the third umpire gave out, but the third umpire declared Tim Penn not out after watching the replay.

On the run-out, former Australian umpire Simon Toffle said: “I have seen the video of the run-out. I am glad I was not in the box at the time.

Former league spinner Shane Warden, on the other hand, wrote on social networking site Twitter: “I’m surprised Tim Penn survived the run-out in the review. In my opinion, it should have been.

It should be noted that in the Melbourne Test, the Australian team piled up 195 runs in the first innings, Jaspreet Bumra led the way to the pavilion of four players, Ravi Chandra Eshwan took three wickets.

At the end of the first day’s play, India has scored 36 runs for the loss of one wicket. Shubh Man Gul (28) and Pujara (7) are at the crease. Mitchell Starc sent Agarwal to the pavilion for zero.


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