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December 4, 2006
"Brett is confused about this verdict in that he thought he saw the umpire gesture that it was out," Crowe said. "The simple fact is that Brett did not stop and wait for the umpire's actual decision, out or not out, before starting his celebrations."
Bucknor is traditionally slow at giving decisions and Lee sprinted down the pitch to Adam Gilchrist as he appealed in the fourth over of day two. Pietersen was ruled not out by Bucknor and the television replays and technology backed his choice. Crowe said the penalty was consistent with other breaches and the level one offence could not be appealed.
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