Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes (Photograph Supply: Twitter /England Cricket)

The Deepti Sharma-Charlotte Dean saga has taken the cricketing world by storm, with a number of notable cricketing personalities collaborating within the debate on social media. England’s red-ball skipper Ben Stokes has in some way discovered himself in the course of the controversy. The English all-rounder expressed his shock at his bewildering involvement with a social media put up on Monday, September 26.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s Indian workforce accomplished a historic collection victory amid Jhulan Goswami’s swansong on the iconic Lord’s Cricket Floor, defeating England within the closing ODI of the three-match collection on Saturday, September 24. England’s destiny was sealed after Dean’s dismissal, which has sparked a seemingly never-ending debate, relating to the spirit of the sport, on social media.

Though the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Membership) clarified that Deepti Sharma’s actions have been nicely inside the legal guidelines of the sport. A number of cricketers and specialists have expressed their dismay on the controversial run-out.

The Indian followers retaliated and identified Ben Stokes’ deflected boundary within the 2019 World Cup closing in opposition to New Zealand on the identical venue, which turned out to be one of many decisive moments within the dramatic recreation. 

Stokes took to Twitter, asking followers the explanation behind the comparability between the ball deflecting from his bat within the World Cup closing and Deepti Sharma’s run-out. His tweet contained a GIF, and browse, “Why are folks evaluating a ball deflecting of my bat to a Mankad?”

Earlier, Deepti Sharma revealed that the workforce had deliberate the dismissal since Dean was wandering out of the crease repeatedly. She additionally revealed that Dean was warned a number of instances earlier than she (Deepti) finally determined to whip the bails off.

“It was our plan as a result of she was doing it repeatedly. We had additionally warned her. So, in keeping with the rules of the foundations we did it. Sure, sure undoubtedly we did say as a result of we advised the umpires.

However nonetheless she was there so we could not do something. Each workforce desires to win and we wished to win and provides her (Jhulan Goswami) a great farewell. So going by that, as a workforce we did what we might, we put that effort in,” Deepti commented on the incident.