Poonam Raut Reveals Why She Walked, Says It’s ‘Sports Not War’

After walking away, Poonam Raut will now happily talk about it. In the recent pink ball Test against Australia, the Sophie Molyneux floater bounced higher than expected and hit a wooden shove around the base of the bat’s handle before being caught by the keeper. The commentator was incredulous when Poonam started walking back, took …

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“Who is out is out” after “walking” in pink-ball Australia for Poonam Raut

He had never done it before. Nevertheless, the moment Poonam Raut gave a feather touch to left-arm spinner Sophie Molyneux on the second day of India’s pink-ball Test against Australia in Carrara, it was gone, though the umpire did not give it out. “It was purely spontaneous,” Raut said. “My spirit told me, ‘It’s out, …

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