Rishabh Pant And Umpires Matter Explained: Rajasthan Royals defeated Rishabh Pant led side Delhi Capitals by 15 runs on Friday. While batting first Rajasthan Royals put on a target of 222 with Buttler smashing a century again. Delhi Capitals were unable to chase the huge target and lost the match.
During the match, Rishabh Pant lost his cool during the last over of his team’s run chase where 36 runs were required.
Rr bowled Terrific 19th over and ridiculous 20th over No ball
Who was right ?
rishab pant 👉❤
umpire 👉🔁 pic.twitter.com/AbR86D9L7f
— SAMPATH RAJ (@sampathraj23) April 22, 2022
A no-ball controversy arose in the match where Rishabh Pant, Shardul Thakur, and Pravin Tamre (coach) were seen breaching the IPL Code Of Conduct and have been fined.
What Happened Between Rishabh Pant And Umpires
Delhi Capitals required 36 runs off the final over. Rovan Powell was in good form and with his brute strength, hit Rajasthan Royals Obed McCoy for 3 sixes in a row requiring 18 from 3 balls.
The situation got worse when the third delivery was over the waistline and the umpire called it a legal delivery. According to the rule of cricket, any ball above the waistline is considered a no-ball.
JOS THE BOSS hit 116 runs for RR but Delhi was still on the game 🔥 until Powell was on the strike but the real Googly was given by Nitin Menon not giving No Ball, later #RishabhPant started calling his players back to pavilion 👇DC fans chanted Cheater Cheater pic.twitter.com/e9g9MLbldG
— Twinkle Agrawal (@Twinkle_Agrawl) April 23, 2022
When the third ball was given a legal delivery and the umpires were not referring to the third umpire, Pant lost his cool. The DC skipper asked Powell and the nonstriker Kuldeep Yadav to walk off the pitch.
Following an argument between two on-field umpires and batters, Pant sent assistant coach Pravin Amre onto the field after threatening to call his players off.
After the match, Pant said “I thought the no-ball could have been precious for us. I thought we could have checked that no ball but it’s not in my control. Yes, we are disappointed, but can’t do much about it. Everyone on the ground saw that. I think the third umpire should have intervened in between and said it was a no-ball, but I can’t change the rule myself I guess.”
Pant, Shardul Thakur, Pravin Amre Penalised By IPL For Breaching Code Of Conduct
Rishabh Pant admitted to the “Level 2 offense under Article 2.7 of the IPL Code Of Conduct accepted the sanction and has been fined 100% of his match fees.
Thakur also accepted the sanction for the “Level 2 offense under article 2.8 ” of the IPL Code Of Conduct and has been fined 50% of his match fees.
Pravin Amre “admitted to the Level 2 offense under Article 2.2 of the IPL Code of Conduct is handed a one-match ban.