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Cricket: Matthew Wade cops Mitch Marsh sledge for shove against England

If Matthew Wade ever obstructed Mitch Marsh in the field, the Australian all-rounder would appeal.

But while Marsh made the claim with a smile on his face on Tuesday his English rival Tom Curran said his team would “go upstairs” if the match was a World Cup game.

Outrage has flowed from all parts following Wade’s attempt to stop fast bowler Mark Wood taking a catch in Sunday’s T20 clash in Perth.

English media, and a lot of local critics too, were up in arms that Wade’s move, where he stuck his arm out as he tried to get back to his crease after a ball was skied late in the clash, wasn’t penalised.

England captain Jos Buttler didn’t appeal, explaining he’d just arrived in Australia and was happy to “get on with the game”.

Wade’s form, having successfully appealed for obstructing the field against England in 2015 when Ben Stokes stopped a ball from hitting the…

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