I've been watching a bit of IPL and a bit of England / Bangla over the last few days and there have been a few dodgy appeals about. I remember Nassar Hussain being given out LBW more than once to balls that pitched 18 inches outside leg stump, so I was wondering which have been the worst appeals of all time.
For me, 2nd July 1987 at Headingly. Ian Botham nicks a ball outside off stump and Saleem Yousuf the Pakistan keeper dives to catch it. Saleem spills the ball onto the grass but as it rolls away, seemingly oblivious to the fact that 15,000 people are watching him, he picks it up and appeals for a catch. Beefy was not impressed.
A special prize for anyone who can guess what Imran Khan is saying ( Imran Khan remonstrates with Saleem Yousuf | Cricket Photo | Cricinfo.com )