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“How Bad An Umpire”, Shane Warne Criticizes Aleem Dar For His Umpiring In Ashes 2013

Shane Warne - Aleem Dar

Shane Warne usually does not shy away from expressing his honest opinion on social media. This time around, he quoted a video about Ashes 2013 and criticized Aleem Dar for his umpiring. In this article, we take a look at the Tweet in which Shane Warne criticizes Aleem Dar for his umpiring in Ashes 2013.

Shane Warne criticizes Aleem Dar

Ashes 2013 was controversial in many aspects. One of the most controversial moments was when Stuart Broad edged a delivery by Ashton Agar that was caught at the slips. It was clearly visible to everyone concerned that the left-hander had edged the ball. However, he did not walk off and Aleem Dar, who was the umpire, did not make the right decision.

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A Twitter user posted a video of this incident recently. Quoting the video, Warne gave his verdict about that incident. He targeted both Stuart Broad and Aleem Dar in his tweet. Here is what he had to say:

The umpiring standards have dropped in recent months

The umpiring standards have dropped in recent months. A few calls, when even after being reviewed, are turning out to be wrong. Hence, many former cricketers and experts have opined that this is a serious concern and must be resolved at the earliest.

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After COVID, neutral umpires were avoided due to the restrictions. Hence, the umpires based out of the country in which the match is being held are officiating the games. A few feel that the rule is not logical because if visiting players are quarantining, overseas umpires could also do the same.

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