Why did Azhar Ali have to apologize before scoring a century? (PC-Worcestershire County Cricket Club Video screenshot)
New Delhi, Former Pakistan cricketer Azhar Ali may have said goodbye to international cricket but he is still playing first class cricket. azhar ali Currently playing for Worcestershire in Division 2 of the County Championship in England. Recently, Azhar Ali scored a century against Sussex, but during this innings, he did such an act, after which he was insulted and had to apologize.
Actually, Azhar Ali scored a century in the match being played in Wooster, but he did a strange act for this century. When Azhar Ali was on 95, he hit the dead ball of Sussex fast bowler for a four. The ball had left the hands of the bowler and it reached only half the pitch. Azhar Ali saw aav dekha na tav and he blew the ball. The ball went for four runs but the umpire called it a dead ball.
— Worcestershire County Cricket Club (@WorcsCCC) May 7, 2023
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Azhar Ali started demanding fours
The limit was reached when Azhar Ali started demanding fours on this ball. Azhar Ali asked why four runs were not found on this ball, then the umpire pointed out that the ball is dead. After this Azhar Ali apologized to the umpire.
Azhar Ali scored a century
Azhar Ali may not have got a four on this ball but this player managed to score a century. Azhar scored a brilliant 103 runs in this drawn match. He stayed on the wicket for 279 balls and did not get out till the end. This century of Azhar Ali in the second innings was also excellent because other players could not even stand in front of Sussex fast bowler Olly Robinson. Robinson took 7 wickets in the second innings, whereas in the first innings also he took only 7 wickets.
— Sussex Cricket (@SussexCCC) April 7, 2023
Pujara also scored a hundred
Please tell that only Azhar Ali did not score a century in this match. Cheteshwar Pujara, considered India’s Test specialist, also scored a century in the first innings for Sussex. Pujara played an inning of 136 runs. Steve Smith scored 30 runs.
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