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Jordan Cox and Daniel Bell-Drummond collided near the border in Vitality’s final.© Twitter

Somerset batsman Will Smeed got a lucky reprieve in the Vitality Blast T20 final against Kent when he was caught well inside the limit, but thanks to a collision between Jordan Cox and Daniel Bell- Drummond, he was not only deemed non-eliminated but had six lucky runs. . Smeed had hit the ball towards the deep square fence where Jordan Cox took the hold. But Cox collided with Bell-Drummond, who was in contact with the border ropes. The decision was sent upstairs by the referees on the field who ruled in favor of the batter.

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While the decision sparked debate on social media, under the laws of cricket the situation was open to interpretation by the referees. According to the MCC, Law 19.5.1 states that: “A defensive player is grounded beyond the limit if part of his person is in contact with another fielder who is grounded beyond the limit. limit, if the referee considers it was either defensive player’s intention that contact should help line the ball. “

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The decision was made after the TV referee interpreted Bell-Drummond intentionally helping Cox with the capture.

In the match, after being sent off by Somerset, Kent posted a total of 167/7 thanks to half a century from Jordan Cox and a 41 stroke from Zak Crawley.

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In response, Somerset was only able to muster 142 of its allocated 20 overs, losing the shock at the top by 25 runs.

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Jordan Cox was named player of the match for his unbeaten 58.

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