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SportDhoni wrongly given out, unable to review

15:30  12 january  2019
15:30  12 january  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Dhoni wrongly given out, unable to review© Getty MS Dhoni

Indian cricket fans describe it as the Dhoni Review System (DRS), such is MS Dhoni's apparent prowess at knowing when to refer umpiring decisions.

But the former skipper had no option but to trudge off the SCG on Saturday night after being wrongly given out when the ODI series opener was in the balance.

Dhoni was trapped lbw by debutant Jason Behrendorff for 51, having shared a 137-run stand with Rohit Sharma.

The ball was pitching outside leg stump but Ambati Rayudu had already unsuccessfully used India's only review earlier in the innings.

Fox commentator Shane Warne described the decision as an "absolute shocker".

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It was a comedy of errors which Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not find funny at all. In the 29th over of the tri-series ODI against

And that’s why when Dhoni was given out five overs later; he didn’t have any review left to challenge the umpire’s decision. In the 40th over, Dinesh Karthik was also given out LBW and guess what, the same umpire got it wrong once again. The ball was missing the stumps according to the Hawk-Eye.

Dhoni was a key figure in India's reluctance to adopt the DRS, having harboured doubts about the accuracy of the technology involved.

On this occasion, there was no doubting the ball-tracker could have reprieved the batsman.

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