'There wasn’t any compassion there in any respect' – James Anderson claims India lacked compassion after Charlie Dean run out

James Anderson of England. (Picture by Gareth Copley/Getty Photos)

The Deepti Sharma and Charlie Dean run out saga simply would not appear to return to an finish. The incident that sealed the third and remaining ODI between hosts England and guests India within the latter’s favour on September 24, 2022 sparked a gripping debate in cricketing circles and noticed among the recreation’s most famed names leap straight into it.

Whereas some referred to as India’s Deepti Sharma out for her lack of spirit, others applauded her for abiding by the legal guidelines of the sport. Among the many ones who raised eyebrows at Deepti’s motion was England pacer James Anderson. England’s star seamer had taken to Twitter to precise his opinion on the matter and stated, “won’t ever perceive why gamers really feel the necessity to do that.”

The 40-year-old had accused Deepti of heading into her supply stride with out the intention of delivering the ball. Anderson had extra so as to add to the controversy and just lately spoke on the Tailenders podcast concerning the identical.

“Inside 30 seconds of enthusiastic about it (the mode of dismissal), I used to be fuming. It infuriates me as a result of I’ve been introduced up in groups the place we wouldn’t even think about doing one thing like that. And sure, it’s within the legal guidelines of the sport, they usually’ve modified it and it’s a run-out now. However whether or not it’s Burnley under-11s or an England workforce… No. I hope individuals are simply going to remain of their crease now. Simply don’t give folks the choice to do it.”

India lacked compassion after Charlie Dean run out: James Anderson

Anderson additionally talked about that he felt India, led by their captain Harmanpreet Kaur weren’t compassionate in direction of Dean because the latter seemed inconsolable after the incident.

“This comes beneath it (Spirit of Cricket). I actually didn’t like Charlie Dean in tears on the finish, – it was a tense scenario and she or he was coping with it amazingly and this factor occurs – and she or he would have felt anger. She was in tears, and the handshake from the Indian workforce on the finish – there wasn’t any compassion there in any respect, they didn’t even look her within the eye. (When requested if the Indians felt guilt) Don’t do it then. They’d the choice, the captain had the choice of claiming no. [But] The captain was pleased with it.”

The Deepti-Dean episode has already seen lots of verbal duels on the microblogging web site Twitter and Anderson’s daring stance on the matter may ignite a brand new one.

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