‘It was a mistake on my behalf, ought to by no means try this’


Additional within the interplay, Ian additionally admitted that from 2011 to 2013 he was having fun with his peak

Ian Bell
Ian Bell. (Picture by Gareth Copley/Getty Pictures)

MS Dhoni and Ian Bell have been concerned in a heart-touching incident through the second Check of the four-match collection between India and England in Nottingham in 2011. On the third day simply earlier than Tea, the veteran batsman Ian Bell was taking part in at 137, when his companion Eoin Morgan hit the ball in direction of the leg-side.

Each Bell and Morgan believed that it was a boundary, thus, each the batters moved away from the crease and began going again to the pavilion. In the meantime, Praveen Kumar, who was standing on the boundary, simply managed to cease the ball after which handed it to MS Dhoni, who in flip threw the ball in direction of Abhinav Mukund. 

Mukund rapidly dismantled the stumps and the on-field umpire declared Bell as out. The transfer introduced a number of criticism and hate from the English followers. The identical resulted in MS Dhoni withdrawing his attraction and calling Ian again to proceed the innings. Finally, Bell managed to attain 156 runs whereas the previous Indian captain was awarded the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade for his gesture.

Years after that incident, Ian Bell broke his silence as he asserted that it was his mistake and he shouldn’t have marched again to the pavilion. “Sure, it’s fascinating. Once I look again to that, I imply, I will need to have been hungry or one thing as a result of I actually simply belted for the pavilion once I thought it was 4 if it was both method round, I might have been secure and we’d have been tremendous. 

From 2011 to 2013, these two years actually have been my peak: Ian Bell

“However yeah, they clearly acquired Dhoni a ‘Spirit of the Recreation’ award for the last decade or one thing like that. However yeah [it was] a mistake on my behalf, ought to by no means try this,” Ian Bell instructed The Grade Cricketer’s YouTube channel.

Additional within the interplay, Bell additionally admitted that from 2011 to 2013 he was having fun with his peak. Additionally, the England staff was experiencing a dream run as they have been profitable each at house and abroad. He picked profitable away collection in Australia and India, and a Man of the Collection efficiency within the 2013 Ashes because the highlights.

“From 2011 to 2013, these 2 years actually [were my peak]. However as a staff as properly we have been profitable house and away. We received in Australia and India as properly, which is so exhausting to do in Check cricket. For me, 2013 was a collection the place I suppose I performed at a degree I needed to play at,” signed off Ian Bell.

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