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News24.com | IPL umpire ‘man of the match’ after short-bustle howler

Nitin Menon poses during the ICC umpires workshop in Brisbane on 12 February 2020.

Nitin Menon poses during the ICC umpires workshop in Brisbane on 12 February 2020.

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Ragged India superstar Virender Sehwag led the criticism on Monday after an umpiring error that can have faith affected the cease results of an Indian Premier League (IPL) game.

Kings XI Punjab lost to Delhi Capitals in a colossal over on Sunday after the groups were tied at 157 every on the cease of the Twenty20 match.

However in the 19th over of Punjab’s trot, sq.-leg umpire Nitin Menon had signalled Chris Jordan for a short bustle – no longer grounding his bat during the crease when operating between the wickets.

TV replays confirmed Jordan’s bat was in the crease. However nothing would possibly well perhaps possibly be done as the third umpire doesn’t the have faith authority to overturn an on-area name, unless it is referred for review.

Within the colossal over, South African fast Kagiso Rabada struck twice to restrict Punjab to moral two runs, a entire that Delhi overhauled in impartial three balls.

As social media erupted over the short-bustle decision, Sehwag tweeted: “I assemble no longer believe the man of the match different. The umpire who gave this short bustle should always were man of the match.

“Immediate Flee nahin tha (It wasn’t a short bustle). And that was the adaptation.”

Cricketer-grew to become-commentator Aakash Chopra posted: “One short that wasn’t. Expertise must fetch over in these cases… What if #KXIP assemble no longer rating it to the closing four by 2 aspects??”

Umpiring requirements also came into query in final three hundred and sixty five days’s IPL, during which India captain Virat Kohli tersely commented: “We are no longer taking half in club cricket.”

Kohli’s team Royal Challengers Bangalore were denied a fetch when the umpires missed a clear no-ball by the Mumbai Indians’ Lasith Malinga on the closing offer.

The world’s richest T20 league is being performed in the United Arab Emirates after being shifted out of India because of rising coronavirus cases.

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