IPL 2020 | Umpire adjustments thoughts to name broad following MS Dhoni’s protest; Watch

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The incident happened within the 19th over of the innings and has triggered debate on social media platforms.

Within the 19th over of the sport between Chennai Tremendous Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad, an incident together with umpire Paul Reiffel and CSK captain MS Dhoni sparked debate on social media platforms.

Dhoni, together with bowler Shardul Thakur, expressed their protest after Reiffel started to stretch his arms to name a large ball. The earlier supply was additionally a large, which additional amplified the protest.

Reiffel, then, seemingly modified his choice as he turned to the duo and determined to not name a large.


SRH captain David Warner wasn’y shy to precise his shock on the change of choice. The supply was outdoors the mark and went previous Rashid Khan’s bat.

Khan’s accomplice on the non-striker’s finish, Shahbaz Nadeem was additionally seen having a chat with the umpire followling the choice to vary the decision.

In response to the IPL‘s laws for the broad ball (22.1.2): “The ball will probably be thought of as passing broad of the striker until it’s sufficiently inside attain for

him to have the ability to hit it with the bat by way of a standard cricket stroke.”

Part 2.12 of IPL’s laws, in the meantime, says, “An umpire might alter any choice offered that such alteration is made promptly. This aside, an
umpire’s choice, as soon as made, is closing.”

Whereas some are vital of Dhoni for being too aggressive in his protest, a couple of have additionally criticised Reiffel for being intimidated by the protest and altering the choice.

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