The Ashes: Adam Gilchrist slams fake Twitter over Stuart Broad blast

Broad's decision to stay put reopened the whole debate about 'walking', the practice where batsmen who know they've hit the ball give themselves out without waiting for the umpire's verdict, with West Indies legend Michael Holding saying he should be banned for an act contrary to the spirit of the game.

updated: July 13, 2013 23:52 IST
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Nottingham: Adam Gilchrist said Saturday comments attributed to him regarding Stuart Broad's controversial decision not to walk during the ongoing first Ashes Test were the work of a fake Twitter account.

"It has come to my attention that a fake Twitter account in my name has been making comments regarding the Stuart Broad catch in the first Test," said Australia great Gilchrist in a statement issued to AFP and other news organisations.

"I am concerned that some overseas media organisations have attributed these quotes to me," added the former Test wicketkeeper, who retired from international duty in 2008.

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