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Will Take Steven Smith's Statement At Face Value: Steve Waugh

Press Trust of India | Updated: March 8, 2017, 5:16 PM IST
Will Take Steven Smith's Statement At Face Value: Steve Waugh

Steve Waugh. (Getty Images)

New Delhi: A "brain fade" moment led to Steven Smith seeking dressing advice for a DRS referral in the second Test against India and his word should be taken at face value, feels former Australia captain Steve Waugh.

"It was a fantastic Test match. It's a shame we are focussing on one incident. I would go with what Steve has said. I would take him on face value. The best part was umpires stepped in and stopped at then and there. Looking back Smith will be embarrassed and must have learnt a lesson," Waugh told mediapersons at a promotional event on Wednesday.

However he wants ICC to intervene and bring finality to the issue.

"Someone from ICC needs to look into the matter and bring it to a finality. Look we need to move on. Probably he would be cautioned. It was a high intensity game," said Waugh.

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First Published: March 8, 2017, 5:16 PM IST

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