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Top 5 most controversial dismissals in modern-day cricket

One of the incidents rocked the cricketing fraternity in September 2022.

Top 5 most controversial dismissals in modern-day cricket
Top 5 most controversial dismissals in modern-day cricket (Image Source: Twitter)

With cricket evolving over time, the mode of dismissals has also been evolving, making the sport, tougher and more interesting. To comment more, Deepti Sharma’s non-striker run-out during the India Women’s tour of England Women in September became the talk of the cricketing town. 

There have been many such instances when such dismissals became the headline, frustrating the batters and the cricketing fraternity and we decided to handpick the five most controversial run-outs in cricket history in modern-day cricket.

As things stand, here are the five most controversial dismissals in modern-day cricket. 

1) Deepti Sharma’s non-striker run-out (2022)

 

Deepti Sharma's non-striker run-out
Deepti Sharma’s non-striker run-out (Image Source: Twitter)

With India leading the series 2-0, the two teams locked horns in the final ODI with England chasing a target of 170, and the team led by Amy Jones were bowled out for just 153 runs, falling 17 runs short of the target. 

However, it was the final wicket from Deepti, that hit the headlines as the bowler produced a non-striker run-out to remove Charlie Dean, who scored a well-crafted 47, getting England closer to the target. This dismissal, however, still remains one of the most controversial of all time and many cricketers from England criticised the act from the Indian bowler. 

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