ICC’s New Rule Can Get Mahendra Singh Dhoni Penalised for fake fielding law

ICC's New Rule Can Get Mahendra Singh Dhoni Penalised for fake fielding law

New Delhi,October 5: New rules updated by the International Cricket Council (ICC) shows Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s get penalised under  the “fake fielding law”, remembering the master tricks of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s moves which hailed by cricket pundits all over the world by tricking the opponent’s player pretending to  collect a throw and letting it go on to hit the stumps are now get Dhoni penalised.

According to the reports, the new law stated that “it is unfair for any fielder willfully to attempt, by word or action, to distract, deceive or obstruct either batsman after the striker has received the ball”.

If the umpires on the field determine that such deception is deliberate, they can award five penalty runs to the batting team.

The new updated changes which came into effect on 28th September 2017, which claimed that its first prey within 24 hours of its introduction, when Queensland fielder Marnus Labuschagne was found “guilty” of trying to fool the batsman by faking a throw during a JLT One-Day Cup (domestic limited overs tournament of Australia) match.

Meanwhile, the deception is an integral part of the game and cricketers around the world strive to develop ways to outsmart their counterparts,

The law is bound to give a hard time to on-field umpires to interpret what is “deliberate” and what is “deception”.

Sanjay Manjrekar, commentator and former Indian player On Wednesday came down hard on the ICC for nature of the new rule.

On the tweets, Manjrekar criticized the ICC. “Five penalty runs for ‘fake fielding’ is the ridiculous law that’s been brought in, in recent times. Urge ICC to reconsider it,” he wrote.

When a Twitter user countered his views by suggesting that the law brought in by MCC is to stop players from trying to cheat, Manjrekar responded by saying that the fake-fielding act is tricking and not cheating. Manjrekar also quoted Dhoni’s example to support his statement.

Manjrekar then ensured that it was not just a Twitter rant with another tweet.

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