ALEX Hales' fortunate escape en route to his career-best 94 left disappointed Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford calling for a change of policy on no-balls
from the International Cricket Council.
He added: "I have to hold my hand up for the no-ball
which is unacceptable, certainly in these conditions.
Wickets taken away because of no-balls
are a modern phenomenon, in the era of instant availability of video replay to the third umpire, and Broad acknowledges England need to break a costly habit.
I've got McGrath thank over problem although Aussie doesn't Wood said: "I used to weave in and out and I had problems with no-balls
, which is ironic because what should have been my first Test wicket was a no-ball
Best and worst feeling I've ever had taking that wicket with the no-ball
, but it was just nice to get one in the end.
It was an obvious no-ball
, but people make mistakes," he said.
Today's hosts scored a dramatic win over the Royal Challengers last time out, when a no-ball
gifted them victory with two runs needed off the last delivery.
One, after he had been bowled off a no-ball
, was a mighty hit onto the roof of the four-tier Centenary stand which was last seen bouncing towards an adjacent golf course.
OVER-STEPPING THE MARK Dejected Roach is called for a no-ball
Sudhindra, who plays for Deccan Chargers in the Twenty20 Indian Premier League, allegedly bowling a no-ball
in a local T20 game in the central Indian city of Indore for $1,000.
The last two wickets yielded a total of 87 runs, with 46 added after a no-ball
denied Stuart Broad the final scalp.
It is also used to be sure whether a bowler has over-stepped the crease, and therefore bowled a no-ball