IPL 2020, DC vs KXIP: KXIP captain KL Rahul is right to report umpire’s mistake for match referee: report

Kings XI Punjab captain Rahul KL Rahul empowered Nitin Menon’s umpiring error to be brought to the notice of the match referee through the team manager’s report and the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council then called Howler. Kings XI Punjab lost their opening match against the Delhi Capitals at the Dubai Cricket Stadium on Sunday.

Speaking to ANI, an IPL GC official said that KXIP has the right to report the case and it will then be taken up for evaluation. He said that such mistakes are certainly not good advertising for the game.

The official said, “The process is that the team reports the case through the captain and the team manager. After that, we assess it as the Governing Council. The match referee also states in his report where he mentions Could, ”the official said.

When asked about how many howlers the league has seen over the years, the official said that it needs to be rolled out and the technology should be used in the best way.

“Umpires really need to stay on top of their game here. Such errors, even if they are at the highest level, are not a good advertisement for umpiring standards. Maybe using cutting-edge technology to help umpires Attention to do. Line call.

“Whether it would have changed, it is difficult to say what happened because the strike would have changed and Mayank was hitting the ball vigorously and the change of strike could have been out of that gear.”

The incident happened in the 19th over of Kings XI Punjab when Mayank Agarwal played a shot and took two runs. However, on-field umpire Nitin Menon singled it out.

Both teams scored 157 runs in the scheduled 20 overs and Delhi Capital won the match in the super over.

Former cricketer Virender Sehwag, who himself has represented Kings XI Punjab in the league, said the umpire’s call made a difference in the match and he should be the ‘man of the match’.

Sehwag tweeted, “I don’t agree with the man of the match choice. The umpire gave this short run. Should have been the man of the match. Short run was no. And that was the difference. #DCvKXIP,” Sehwag tweeted. .

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