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Victorian batsman dismissed in rare circumstances

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Obstructing the field is not something you see very often in a cricket match.

But Victorian batsman Sam Harper has fallen victim in a bizarre dismissal in the Marsh Cup on Thursday.

South Australian bowler Dan Worrell attempted to run Harper out by throwing the ball at the strikerโ€™s end.

Harper was well out of his crease when he stepped in line with the ball and blocked the run-out attempt.

He was eventually given out after lengthy consultation between the on-field umpires, video review umpires and both sides.

Former Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds believes the right decision was made.

โ€œThe ball would have probably gone on to hit middle and leg stump, so the throw was straight,โ€ Symonds told Fox…



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