Cricket news 2021: Sam Harper run out video, Marsh Cup, Victoria vs South Australia
The hornet’s nest has been stirred in Australian cricket after a third umpire decision that saw a batsman trapped in the rarest form of dismissal.
There is controversy in the Marsh Cup after a third umpire decision that has seen Victoria’s Sam Harper dismissed via obstructing the field.
The wicketkeeper was the first man to fall in Victoria’s innings against South Australia at Junction Oval on Thursday morning after he appeared to deliberately step in front of his wicket to block a throw from South Australia’s Daniel Worral.
The incredible sequence started with Harper, batting outside his crease, bunting the ball back to Worrall with a ball that popped up straight into the bowler’s hand before the rifle throw was hurled back down…