Act of sportsmanship from Test captain startles

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Yorkshire delivered a bully infinitesimal of sportsmanship erstwhile they declined to tally retired Lancashire batsman Steven Croft aft helium was wounded during a botched single.

Croft was batting with Luke Wells during a Vitality Blast T20 match. Lancashire needed 15 runs much to triumph erstwhile Croft hesitated connected a speedy azygous and went down with what appeared to beryllium a achy cramp.

Rather than tally retired Croft, Yorkshire - captained by England Test skipper Joe Root - fto the accidental walk and alternatively saw to the batsman's welfare. A dormant shot was called.

"Yorkshire would beryllium good wrong their rights to region the bails here, it has to beryllium said," erstwhile England subordinate Mark Butcher said connected commentary.

"He hesitates and slips - that's wherefore I deliberation you'd beryllium good wrong your rights to tally him out."

Steven Croft goes down during a run. (Twitter)

Lancashire held Yorkshire to 8-127 and reached the people with an implicit to spare. Croft made 26 not out.

Lancashire are present into the tournament's quarter-finals, arsenic are Yorkshire.

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