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‘I’m going to throw him under the bus here’: Victorian opener didn’t know the rule – Sydney Morning Herald

Sam Harper has a long off-season to mull over the vagaries of the obstructing the field rule after falling victim to one of cricket’s most obscure dismissal methods…



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Im going to throw him under the bus here. I think we all need to go back and look at it on the replay.
It had been an otherwise positive week for Harper who posted his maiden first-class century on Monday and also recently re-signed with the Melbourne Renegades.
Obstructing the field
37.1.1 Either batsman is out Obstructing the field if, except in the circumstances of 37.2, and while the ball is in play, he/she wilfully attempts to obstruct or distract the fielding side by word or action. 

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