Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, who’s following all of the motion from Indian athletes on the ongoing Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Birmingham, lashed out on the biased and poor umpiring within the semi-final of the ladies’s hockey competitors between India and Australia. With the scores tied 1-1, the groups right into a penalty shootout. Whereas India did not shoot even one purpose in 3 makes an attempt into the nets, Australia managed to attain on all 3 events. However the semi-final finish with a stroke of controversy as the primary participant from Australia to take the penalty, Ambrosia Malone, missed to attain with Indian captain Savita saving it brilliantly. Nevertheless, the referees requested her to take the shot once more because the official who was dealing with the clock, did not begin the timer, in time.
India coach Janneke Schopman confirmed her displeasure on the occasion and stated that even when Australia did not complain, they allowed the second shot. She stated: “I simply don’t perceive. Australia weren’t complaining… I don’t suppose even the ons did not take the drama fficials understood what occurred… it’s not an excuse however that didn’t assist us for certain.”
The social media is presently abuzz with tweets that are pointing in the direction of biased umpiring, some even saying that Australians have a protracted historical past of ‘dishonest’ in sport. Sehwag introduced the cricketing angle to it, saying that Aussies have carried out this for a very long time in cricket till India turned a superpower within the sport and shortly ‘all clocks will begin on time’ in hockey too.
Sehwag wrote: “Penalty miss hua Australia se and the Umpire says, Sorry Clock begin nahi hua. Such biasedness used to occur in cricket as nicely earlier until we turned a superpower, Hockey mein bhi hum jald banenge and all clocks will begin on time. Pleased with our ladies.”
Penalty miss hua Australia se and the Umpire says, Sorry Clock begin nahi hua. Such biasedness used to occur in cricket as nicely earlier until we turned a superpower, Hockey mein bhi hum jald banenge and all clocks will begin on time. Pleased with our ladies __pic.twitter.com/mqxJfX0RDq
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 6, 2022
Indian ladies’s hockey workforce will now play for bronze medal match nevertheless it was the gold medal that they had been eyeing and missed out on it regardless of a superb present vs the Aussies who had not conceded a single purpose on this match until they met Indians.