England aggrieved at Joe Root dismissal

Root’s was the second wicket to fall for the addition of five runs.┬áRoot called for a review, adamant he had not edged the ball from Shane Watson, having been given out by Marais Erasmus.

Joe Root
England’s Joe Root asks for a review on Saturday. Pic/AFP

But after reviewing evidence from all available technological aids, third umpire Tony Hill felt unable to reprieve the young Yorkshireman.

Carberry said of the outcome: “We were bitterly disappointed by that. We are of the opinion he didn’t hit it — hence why he reviewed it.

“It was a disappointing and key dismissal for us. He obviously felt he didn’t hit the ball. It’s one of those things we have to swallow, I’m afraid.”

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