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Litton Das calls Ish Sodhi back after run out at non-strikers end

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Cricket News: Litton Das calls Ish Sodhi back after run out at non-strikers end | Reactions to Litton Das recalling Ish Sodhi

Bangladesh captain Litton Das recalled Ish Sodhi after the latter was run out at the non-strikers’ end in the second ODI against New Zealand at Mirpur.

In the 46th over, seamer Hasan Mahmud took the bails off before jumping into his delivery stride, catching Sodhi out of his crease in the process. Sodhi backed up a little too far, with his back leg short of the crease when the bails were removed.

On review, Sodhi was given out by the third umpire.

However, in a twist, Das was then seen talking to the umpires. He and Hasan agreed to call Sodhi back, with Hasan and Sodhi then embracing one another with a hug.

At that point, Sodhi was 17 not out off 26 balls with New Zealand at 224/8. He went on to make 35 off 39 balls and the Black Caps finished with 254 on a slow pitch.

Did Litton Das and Hasan Mahmud do the right thing recalling Ish Sodhi? Fans debate on social media

It’s not a non-striker run out (previously “mankad”) without a huge debate. R Ashwin and Deepti Sharma come to mind. Here, fans have once again taken to social media to share their thoughts, with arguments for and against Litton’s decision to call Sodhi back.

Arguments for Litton calling Sodhi back

Fans in favour pointed to the spirit of cricket and the sportsmanship shown by Bangladesh. Of course, Piers Morgan was thrilled, tagging Cricket Australia in his tweet.

Arguments against Litton calling Sodhi back

Some fans were not in favour of the move. Their argument is the play is within the rules of the game.

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