Cricket is a sport in which a run costs a lot. The team can also lose by one run and win the match. Many times, due to some wrong decisions by the on-field umpire, the match dice are also reversed.
The second match of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) took place between the Kings XI Punjab and Delhi capitals.
Delhi Capital won the match in the super over but were spoiled due to
umpiring sparked controversy
Which had to be paid to Kings XI. It happened in IPL history, it never happened in the name of Chris Jordan, the shameful record umpire accidentally lost to Punjab.
The incident happened in the 19th over of the match when Mayank Agarwal and Chris Jordan went for a run.
The third ball was put by Rabada whom Aggarwal played in the extra cover area. Chris Jordan, who played with him, was scheduled to appear at Danger End. Both batsmen completed two runs, but later the umpire standing at square leg indicated a short run despite the batsman crossing the crease.
Later, when seen in replays, it was clear that the batsman’s bat was inside the crease. Had this run been added to Punjab’s account, his team would have won the match.
Sehwag got angry through tweet
Former Indian team opener Virender Sehwag also tweeted expressing displeasure over the umpire’s mistake. Sehwag wrote in the caption, ‘I am not happy with the choice of man of the match award. The umpire who gave the short run should have been the man of the match. There was no short run
Narrating the match, the Delhi Capitals batted first, losing 8 wickets in front of Punjab and setting a target of 158 runs. In reply, the Punjab team could score 157 runs after losing 8 wickets and the match reached the super over.
Here, Punjab knelt in front of Kagiso Rabada and scored 2 runs and dropped 2 wickets in just 3 balls. Then Delhi Capital won the match in only 2 balls.
kharab umpiring ke karan panjab ye mach haar gyi When later seen in replays, it was clear that the batsman’s bat was inside the crease. Had this run been added to Punjab’s account, his team would have won the match.