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Deepti Sharma was right by law and by spirit: Peter Della Penna shows why

These smart screengrabs and explainers bust the claim that Deepti Sharma's dismissal of Dean was against the spirit of cricket

Deepti Sharma running out Charlie Dean. Photo:@amantiwari_
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Deepti Sharma running out Charlie Dean. Photo:@amantiwari_

BS Web Team New Delhi
Deepti Sharma has been trending ever since the run out of Charlie Dean in Jhulan Goswami’s farewell game which India won and attained the honour of clean sweeping the series against England women in England, a rare feat achieved for the first time. 

The runout, also wrongly referred to as ‘Mankading’ by many, happened when the last wicket stand between Dean and Freya Davies had reached 35, and England needed only 17 more runs to win from 39 balls. Deepti Sharma removed the bails while in her bowling action as she saw dean backing up way too much at the

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First Published: Sep 26 2022 | 4:48 PM IST

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