Srinagar: Australian cricketer Marcus Stoinis has been slammed for his rude gesture after getting out pointing towards legality Pakistan young pacer Mohammad Hasnain’s bowling action.
Stoinis after getting out was seen gesturing a throw as he walked from the field.
The Australian got out to Pakistan quick in Southern Brave’s away clash against Oval Invincibles. The Australian fell for 37 off 27, mistiming an 88mph Hasnain delivery to mid-off.
Stoinis was criticised for his gesture of questioning Hasnain bowling action.
“This is shocking!” wrote Azeem Rafiq on Twitter. “Hasnain has been cleared & it has nothing to do with Stoinis.”
Others also criticised Stoinis, with some suggesting he could face disciplinary action.
“Disappointing reaction from Marcus Stoinis after he was dismissed by Mohammad Hasnain. How about sticking to playing cricket and letting the officials do their job #TheHundred #Cricket ,” Pakistan veteran journalist Saj Sadiq Tweeted.
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Hasnain has recently been declared fit to bowl again after undergoing remedial work, following a ban from bowling earlier this year due to an illegal action.
Hasnain’s action has been questioned in the past by another Australia all-rounder, with Moises Henriques saying “nice throw mate” to Hasnain during the Sydney derby in the 2021/22 Big Bash League. Soon after, it was reported that his action would undergo tests.
Oval Invincibles ran out comfortable winners at The Oval by seven wickets with 18 balls remaining, with a Will Jacks century guiding a chase of 138.