Pat Cummins’ no ball saved Ajinkya Rahane (PC: AFP)
New Delhi. In a cricket match, a limit is fixed for the bowlers. He cannot cross the line while bowling. The line is just crossed that the other team gets the advantage. Pat Cummins also crossed his limit on the second day of the final of the World Test Championship, which benefited Ajinkya Rahane and the whole of India.
It is about the third session of the second day. India’s start was very bad. On the last ball of the 22nd over, Ajinkya Rahane was also in trouble on the ball of Cummins. There was a strong appeal for LBW against him. Rahane was also declared out. Even the breath of the whole of India had stopped for a moment.
Ajinkya Rahane was given out by the umpires but it was a no ball from Pat Cummins.
While Virat Kohli was out on an extra bounce which was totally unexpected.
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Cummins had crossed the line
India had already lost their 4 wickets in the form of Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli. In such a situation, Rahane and Jadeja had become India’s biggest hope, but Cummins once scared everyone. On the ball of Cummins where everyone was in tension. Whereas Rahane knew that Cummins had crossed the line.
Rahane avoiding no ball
Rahane took the review and his decision proved to be correct. Cummins’ leg was quite outside. This ball of his was termed as no ball. Rahane survived. Rahane was trying to defend Cummins’ ball, but the ball hit his back pad. After which an appeal was filed against him. In order to escape, Rahane along with Jadeja tried to handle the innings.
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