In a strange turn of events in the 31st game of the BBL, field umpire – Bruce Oxenford rolled back his decision after adjudging the batsman out. In a game between the Perth Scorchers and the Melbourne Stars at Junction Oval Melbourne, he reverted his decision after adjudging Perth Scorcher’s captain Ashton Turner out.

The Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to bat first. The Scorchers got off to a decent start and Kurtis Patterson, along with Colin Munro, built a stable partnership of 68 runs. The Scorchers lost two wickets in successive 8th and 9th overs. Ashton Turner walked-in in 10th over to take charge with Kurtis Patterson, who was batting well on the other side. Check the actual live score big bash here.

When Turner was batting on 10 runs, a quick bouncer from debutant Xavier A Crone went past clipping Turner’s helmet. Oxenford adjudged the appeal of wicket-keeper Joe Clarke as Out. However, Oxenford quickly realized his mistake and rolled back his decison immediately. The turn of events left even commentators in splits.

Debutant Xavier was elated to have picked his first wicket. However, his joy didn’t last long. He didn’t get to bowl his full quota of overs and ended his match figures at 2-0-16-0.

Perth Scorchers managed a comfortable win

Aston Turner managed to score 27 runs of 19 balls before getting run-out by Brody Couch. The Perth Scorchers posted a target of 180 runs. In response, the Melbourne Stars faired poorly and bundled out at 130 runs and the Scorchers registered a comfortable 50-run win. Joe Clarke was the leading run getter and scored 52 runs from 32 balls. Tymal mills picked 3 wickets. Get free betting tips here in our website.

Fans were quick to mock Oxenford’s umpiring fiasco

It was difficult for Bruce Oxenford to walk away with such a decision fiasco so easily. Cricket fans took him for rides and jeered him for his frequent umpiring errors. One such fan took to Twitter to recall his similar fiasco in the IPL.

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