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Wrong One Up The Wicket

Dodgy umpiring and onfield bluster have a symbiotic relation in Australia

Wrong One Up The Wicket
Wrong One Up The Wicket
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As a historian, I was delighted. If there's one cricket organisation rich enough and powerful enough to rewind Time and rewrite the past, it must be the BCCI. We'll see what Mr Pawar makes of this fine idea: meanwhile, we're stuck with the result.

India lost the Sydney Test because the umpiring was one-sidedly awful. This was a Test match where absurd drama was manufactured by incompetent umpires making surreal decisions: the Indians players must have felt like lab rats being chivvied by mad scientists.

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