England ladies speedy bowler Katherine Brunt was once on the receiving finish of complaint after she opted out of mankading South Africa’s Sune Luus within the ultimate over of the World Cricket Council (ICC) Ladies’s T20 International Cup conflict on the WACA Floor in East Perth on Sunday.
Within the video posted by way of ICC on social media, Sune Luus might be observed leaving the crease and status neatly out of line even sooner than right-arm pacer Brunt had delivered the ball.
Although the England speedy bowler noticed Luus out of the crease and stopped in her supply, she determined in opposition to mankading the South African batwoman regardless of the latter facet wanting simply seven runs off final 4 balls.
Brunt would possibly have opted out of mankading within the spirit of cricket, nevertheless it grew to become out to be in opposition to England as South Africa’s Mignon du Preez blasted a game-defining six at the very subsequent ball to steer her facet to a six-wicket win.
The ICC took to their reliable Twitter deal with asking the fans about their opinion on Brunt’s transfer.
“With the sport at the line, Katherine Brunt will have pushed aside Sune Luus on the non-striker’s finish, however opted to not. Moments later Mignon du Preez blasted a game-defining six.What do you suppose?” it wrote together with the pictures of the incident.
With the sport at the line, Katherine Brunt will have pushed aside Sune Luus on the non-striker’s finish, however opted to not. Moments later Mignon du Preez blasted a game-defining six.
What do you suppose? pic.twitter.com/oPqeUdo7Hl
— ICC (@ICC) February 23, 2020
Requested to bat first, Natalie Sciver notched up 50 runs off 41 balls to lend a hand England ladies submit 123 for 8 of their stipulated overs.
Ayabonga Khaka was once the pick out of the bowlers for South Africa with figures of 3 for 25, whilst Marizanne Kapp and Dane van Niekerk additionally chipped in with two wickets each and every.
In answer, van Niekerk (46) and Kapp (38) showcased first rate efficiency with the bat sooner than Mignon du Preez (18)–who was once taking part in her 100th T20I–scored the winnings runs.
England will subsequent lock horns with Thailand on February 26, whilst South Africa will take at the identical opponent on February 28.