Alec Stewart's Ashes memories: TV umpire in final Test at the SCG ruined our chances of saving 1998-99 series



Heavy defeats were a feature of Ashes tours of Australia during the Nineties, yet, were it not for a contentious third-umpire call in the final Test at the SCG, Alec Stewart’s England might have come back to share the 1998-99 series...
Australia’s Michael Slater, on 35 in a score of 60 for two, survived a TV replay after a direct hit from Dean Headley — the hero of the England’s victory in Melbourne that reduced the tourists’ deficit to 2-1 — appeared to leave him shy of his ground. 
Simon Taufel adjudicated on the run-out and gave the batsman the benefit of the doubt as Peter Such, the... read more

 
20 November 2017 in Sport, Views: 50
Source: Daily Mail
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31