DC vs KXIP: IPL 2020: Umpiring howler affected final result of DC vs KXIP match | Cricket Information

DUBAI: ICC’s new Eite Panel entrant Nitin Menon’s howler might have value Kings XI Punjab their first IPL recreation of the season towards Delhi Capitals, determined by way of Tremendous Over.
Whereas each the groups have been tied at 157/8, it was Kagiso Rabada, who bowled an excellent Tremendous Over to clinch it for Delhi.

Earlier than the match went into Tremendous Over, TV footage confirmed that square-leg umpire Menon had known as a “run quick” when Chris Jordan took a few runs off Rabada within the 19th over whereas taking part in in direction of long-on space.
The TV replays confirmed that Jordan legally accomplished the primary run and the bat was contained in the crease. Nevertheless to KXIP’s horror, it was declared a “quick run”, which implies he did not enter his bat contained in the crease, which wasn’t the case.
If that run would have been allowed, it could have resulted in a win for KXIP contained in the 20 overs.
Former India openers Virender Sehwag and Aakash Chopra lashed out on the error.
“I do not agree with the person of the match alternative. The umpire who gave this quick run ought to have been man of the match. Quick Run nahin tha. And that was the distinction,” Sehwag tweeted.

Chopra and former Delhi Daredevils coach Trent Woodhill additionally criticised the umpiring and that know-how wasn’t used.
“One quick that wasn’t. Expertise should take over in these circumstances…..however that is potential if solely the third umpire noticed it in time. What if #KXIP do not make it to the ultimate 4 by 2 factors?? Tight,” Chopra puzzled aloud.
KXIP can attraction to the IPL Governing Council for a change in choice.

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