Pakistanis are angry as Rizwan got out on a ‘no-ball’

BRISBANE: Pakistan cricket fans Have Been at a uproar after Mohammad Rizwan was controversially given Out by the umpire in the first innings of first Test against Australia Today.

Pakistan were settling down after they went down 94/5 when Rizwan was edged by Pat Cummins to Tim Paine, which the TV replays later confirmed was a no-ball.

This was the first such controversy throughout Pakistan’s tour to Australia which encouraged strong criticism from cricket fans and pros.

Vishal Dikshit, a senior cricket analyst, urged the authorities to be vigilant and asked for proper use of latest tools available. “Technology is there to reduce the errors but you need to know how to use it,” he said.

Dikshit wasn’t the only one.

Pakistani netizens were quick to point out the error and were up in arms over the decision by the on-field umpires, which was also upheld by third umpire Michael Gough.

Former Australian captain Allan Border also questioned the call and said. “I am looking for something supporting (the lineup ) there but that I simply can’t,” Border said on Fox Cricket commentary.

Brett Lee, Jason Gillespie and Ricky Ponting agreed with Border too.

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