Wed. Oct 21st, 2020
IPL 2020: KXIP lodge appeal over short-run call to match referee, say could 'cost a playoff berth'

IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab appealed towards on-area umpire Nitin Menon”s controversial ‘short-run’ get in touch with at crunch time of their IPL game towards Delhi Capitals.

KXIP have reported the quick run get in touch with by the on-area umpire Nitin Menon. (PTI Photograph)


  • Kings XI Punjab have reported the umpiring blunder to match referee
  • The “quick run” get in touch with value us the game: KXIP CEO Satish Menon
  • Jordan was referred to as for a quick run by square-leg umpire Nitin Menon in KXIP’s 19th more than

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) has reported on-area umpire Nitin Menon’s controversial ‘short-run’ get in touch with for the duration of their IPL 2020 opener towards Delhi Capitals on Sunday in Dubai. ICC match referee Javagal Srinath will deal with the error in judgment by on-area umpire Nitin Menon for the duration of the DC vs KXIP clash.

“We have appealed to the match referee. There is no space for human error in a globe-class tournament like the IPL. This a single run could even value us a playoff berth. Hope the principles are reviewed right after this unfair get in touch with,” KXIP CEO Satish Menon was quoted as saying by information company PTI.

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Prior to the match went into Super In excess of, the Television footage showed that square leg umpire Menon had erred in calling Chris Jordan for a ”short-run” in the third ball of the 19th more than, bowled by Kagiso Rabada.

On the other hand, the appeal is unlikely to yield any end result due to the fact rule two.twelve (Umpire”s choice) in the IPL rule guide on taking part in disorders says that “An umpire may perhaps alter any choice supplied that this kind of alteration is manufactured promptly. This apart, an umpire”s choice, as soon as manufactured, is ultimate.”

The incident took location in the 19th more than of KXIP’s chase when Agarwal played a shot and took two runs. On the other hand, on-area umpire Menon deemed it as a single. The two DC and KXIP scored 157 runs in the allotted twenty overs but Delhi Capitals won the match in the Super In excess of courtesy a brilliant work by Kagiso Rabada.

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