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IPL 2020: David Warner’s dismissal in Eliminator against Royal Challengers Bangalore sparks controversy


While SunRisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner was elated with as his facet made his option to the Qualifier 2 of IPL 2020 with a 6-wicket win over RCB, he definitely didn’t look pleased along with his personal dismissal in the course of the high-stake recreation.

Chasing a sub-par 132 to win towards RCB on Friday (November 6), SRH had been properly on their approach in direction of a snug win at 43/1 in 5.3 overs however then the third umpire decided that would have fully modified the outlook of the sport – giving Warner out after taking a contentious name and sparking a heated debate amongst the followers of each the edges.

Mohammed Siraj bowled a well-pitched ball that got here sharply into Warner and fully went via him, straight to the RCB keeper, AB de Villiers – who appealed for a caught behind. The on-field umpire wasn’t satisfied however on the final minute RCB skipper Virat Kohli went upstairs, taking the evaluate.

In the replays, a slight spike was proven on the Ultra Edge because the ball got here near the gloves however the choice was inconclusive as on the similar time the ball was supposedly touching Warner’s physique as properly. 

While in such a situation the third umpire ought to stick with the smooth sign (Not Out on this case) however the third umpire Virender Sharma thought in any other case and gave out to Warner – reversing the unique choice.  A well-set Warner was dismissed for 17 and SRH struggled thereafter, dropping their early momentum.

The choice even sparked a debate amongst former gamers Scott Styris and Simon Doull, who had contrasting opinions about the identical:

Warner’s dismissal brough RCB into the driving seat with SRH struggling at 67/4 in 12 overs. It was solely a gritty knock from Kane Williamson (50* off 44 balls) which took SRH dwelling. Williamson engaged in an unbeaten 65-run stand with Jason Holder and took his facet over the ultimate hurdle.

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