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[Watch] Umpire Asks Labuschagne To Go Back As He Delays To Walk Off After A Soft Dismissal

Umpire's send-off for Labuschagne [X]Umpire's send-off for Labuschagne [X]

In the 59th Vitality Blast game of the season, Welsh club Glamorgan faced Gloucestershire in a thrilling match at their home Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. 

In the close encounter between these teams,  Gloucestershire clinched the victory by hitting a six off the final ball when they needed five runs to win.

Marnus Labuschagne, who is playing for the sixth season at Glamorgan, had a disappointing outing with the bat. 

The World Champion Australian batter, not selected for the T20 World Cup currently taking place in the USA and West Indies, failed to make an impact in this game.

Watch: Umpire's send off for Labuschagne

After Glamorgan won the toss and chose to bat first, Labuschagne came in at number 3 following Carlson's dismissal in the second over. He and Sam Northeast played cautiously through most of the power play without losing any more wickets.

However, in the 6th over, with the score at 42-1, pacer Matthew Taylor bowled a casual delivery that Labuschagne edged to the keeper, James Bracey, resulting in a comfortable catch and his dismissal.

Despite getting out, the Aussie batter kept staring at the pitch, without walking off the ground. So, the on-field umpire, in an interesting manner, signalled him to make his way back to the hut. 

Gloucestershire chased down the target of 141 in the last ball of the innings where Josh Shaw hit a six when his side needed five runs. Gloucestershire captain Jack Taylor made the difference in the chase scoring a 48-ball 70.