What Indian batting coach said on the alleged ” ball-tampering”
Indian batting coach Vikram Rathour was ask about the alleged ball-tampering by England when two of its players Rory Burns and James Anderson was trodding onto the ball with their boots after a delivery in the 34th over in an effort to pick it up.
Rathour in answer to that question downplayed any ball-tampering allegations. He said the later they saw the footage and it looked purely accidental with no real intention of mischief.
When the footage was play by Sony, many followers on tweeter went berserk declaring it as a ball-tampering issue. These were even ignited by former players like Sehwag and Akash Chopra who tweet on this. Even Shaun Pollock said in the commentary that it was not acceptable.
Stuart Broad had emphatically denied any such mischief in his tweeter handle.
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The umpires however did not take any notice of it and the ball was not changed. Meanwhile, the fans continued their debate on the social media