In the on-going Bangladesh Premier League, West Indian fast-bowler Krishmar Santokie bowled a no ball in the opening match. The no ball has drawn the suspicion of fans and officials.
The incident occured on Wednesday when Santokie, who plays for the Sylhet Thunders, bowled a huge wide down the leg side in the third delivery of his first over. According to Hindustan Times, bowled a huge wide in his third delivery while the no-ball that he bowled two balls later during the game against Chattogram Challengers. This raised some eyebrows as his foot was way over the line.
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Sylhet Thunders team director Tanjil Chowdhury has said that they have requested Bangladesh Cricket Board to investigate the wide and no-ball of the bowler.
According to Cricbuzz, Chowdhury said that he felt the extras were suspicious. “The no-ball that he bowled is suspicious,’’ he said. “He [Santokie] is not yet called by the BCB but I have lodged my complaint. I verbally requested CEO and Morshed [BCB anti-corruption head] to investigate the matter[ no ball].
Sylhet Thunders lost the match by five wickets with Santokie ending the game with figures of 1-34. They next face the Rajshahi Royals on Friday.