South Africa vs England: A major umpire’s mistake came to light in the match between South Africa vs England (SA vs ENG) on January 27.
Umpires on the cricket field have to be very alert at all times. Every action during the match has to be observed. There is no doubt that any small mistake will change the entire match. Recently, a mistake made by the umpire in a match.. has now become viral on the net. As it is also in an international match, the netizens are criticizing. A big mistake by the umpire came to light in the match between South Africa vs England (SA vs ENG) on January 27.
England cricket team is on tour to South Africa. The hosts won the first match of the three-match ODI series between the two countries by 27 runs on January 27. Umpire Murray Erasmus was standing at short leg in the 24th over while the England team was batting. Jason Roy played the first ball of the over bowled by Onrich Nortje. However, in the video, leg umpire Erasmus is seen looking in the opposite direction ie towards the boundary. You can see in the video that he is busy doing something with his hand. When Roy played the shot, the umpire’s focus was on the match again. The video of this incident is going viral on social media. Murray Erasmus of South Africa is known as one of the best umpires in modern cricket.
South Africa win over England
What is Erasmus doing? #SAvENG pic.twitter.com/5vFzzgMGN0
— Badshah 🏏 (@Badshah007007) January 27, 2023
In this match between the two teams, the South African team won the toss and chose to bat first. Batting first, the hosts scored 298/7 in the allotted 50 overs with a century from Rassi van der Dusen (111 off 117 balls).
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— Furqan (@OnlyCricket22) January 28, 2023
Although Jason Roy (113 runs, 91 balls) played an excellent century innings in the counter innings for England, his innings could not avoid the defeat of the team. England team was bowled out for 271 runs in 44.2 overs. The African team won by 27 runs.
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