Australian umpire Paul Reiffel produced a shocker as he modified his choice to provide a large on the final second after seeing Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni’s livid response on the Dubai International Cricket Stadium within the UAE on Tuesday.
During Chennai’s recreation in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), the latter wanted 27 runs to win from the final two overs. The penultimate one was bowled by Shardul Thakur.
In the second ball of the 19th over, Thakur clearly crossed the tramline after bowling a large within the earlier supply as nicely. Reiffel was about to sign one other large, however after seeing an offended Dhoni, he instantly reversed the choice a lot to shock of the Hyderabad dugout.
The batsman Rashid Khan and the non-striker Shahbaz Nadeem had a phrase with umpire Reiffel, nonetheless, the choice nonetheless went in favour of Thakur.
SRH then went on to lose the match by 20 runs as CSK moved above Rajasthan Royals into the sixth spot on the IPL 2020 factors desk.