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Watch: Ben Foakes controversial stumping compared to ‘mankading’


Ben Foakes, the savior of England in the one-off ODI against Ireland in Dublin on Friday, is lately caught in criticism for his controversial stumping to Andrew Balbirnie during Irish innings.

Watch Ben Foakes controversial stumping compared to 'mankading'

In the 25th over of the Ireland’s innings, Foakes sent Irish batsman Balbirnie packing with a cleverly employed stumping which is considered, by fans in the social media, against the spirit of the game and even worse than mankading.

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In the footage, Ben Foakes was seen holding onto the ball, waited patiently for Balbirnie to lose his balance and raise the back foot in the air after missing a sweep to complete the stumping.

The batsman, after a prolong look from the match officials, was given the signal to depart.

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