In the penultimate over of KXIP’s chase, the umpire falsely referred to as a brief run which finally price KL Rahul’s facet the match. In Kagiso Rabada’s over, Mayank Agarwal, who made a superb fifty, ran for the second run alongside along with his batting associate Chris Jordan.
The pair accomplished the second run fairly simply, however the sq. leg umpire deducted one run as he felt Jordan has not grounded his bat when turning for the second run. However, the TV replays confirmed that Jordan had certainly put the bat inside the road earlier than turning for the second run.
This led Twitter to go abuzz as that incident turned out to be a game-changer and plenty of who voiced their discontent to the umpire’s error. And after his all-round show, Marcus Stoinis was awarded the Man of the Match, however one former India star disagreed with the selection by taking a sly dig on the umpire.
Former India opener Virender Sehwag took to socila media and mentioned that the umpire ought to have been awarded the ‘Man of the Match’ for his howler.
“I don’t agree with the man of the match choice . The umpire who gave this short run should have been man of the match. Short Run nahin tha. And that was the difference,” Sehwag tweeted.
I don’t agree with the person of the match selection . The umpire who gave this brief run ought to have been man of the match.
Short Run nahin tha. And that was the distinction. #DCvKXIP pic.twitter.com/7u7KKJXCLb
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) September 20, 2020
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