IPL 2020: Umpires confronted harsh criticism on Twitter after a controversial resolution.© BCCI/IPL
An umpiring howler in the course of the Royal Challengers Bangalore vs SunRisers Hyderabad match on Saturday turned an enormous speaking level on Twitter, with a number of former and present cricketers questioning the on-field resolution. The Incident in query happened within the tenth over of SRH innings bowled by Isuru Udana. On the third supply of the over Kane Williamson was on strike, Udana bowled a excessive full toss to him and it ought to have been referred to as a no ball for it was above waist excessive however the sq. leg umpire thought in any other case. Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh took a dig on the resolution as he wrote: “No this is not a no ball.@IPL”.
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) October 31, 2020
Even to the bare eye it was clear that it was above the permitted restrict however the sq. leg umpire who’s accountable for calling such deliveries did not sign something, which left Williamson stunned.
Fortunately, Williamson pulled the ball in the direction of high-quality leg and altered ends. The New Zealand skipper even went to the umpire and requested him why wasn’t it referred to as the no ball after which shook his head in disappointment.
Former Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh was additionally stunned that it wasn’t given a no ball and he additionally joined the bandwagon in criticising the umpiring error.
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 31, 2020
“I truthfully cannot imagine that was not given a no ball ! Like critically !!! #RCBvsSRH #IPL2020,” tweeted Yuvraj.
New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham was additionally equally stunned with the choice and he enquired what was the premise of the choice by the 2 umpires. “No balls are head excessive now???” Neesham tweeted.
No balls are head excessive now???
— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) October 31, 2020
The choice did not have an effect on the sport as SRH registered a snug win with over 5 overs to spare.
With the win, SRH jumped to fourth spot on the IPL 2020 factors desk.
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