One of the most frustrating things for a batsman on a cricket field is to get out via a wrong decision from the umpire. Something similar has been happening with Mumbai Indians in this season as of now.
Jos Buttler was given out lbw in both the matches. To his surprise (more of shock), both the decisions were given wrong by the umpire. He was given out after he edged an Imran Tahir delivery in the first match. Today, he was given out on an Ankit Rajpoot full toss which was missing the leg side.
The skipper of Mumbai Indians, Rohit Sharma, failed to make an impact in the first match. Just when his team required a captain’s innings, Sharma was given out lbw off Sunil Narine. Umpire CK Nandan committed the error this time. He gave out not realising that Sharma had inside edged the ball. It was not a minor edge but umpires are also humans and they are bound to make mistakes. In the heat of the match, Sharma lost his cool and said a few words which might hand him a fine at the end of the match.
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Watch: @ImRo45 smashes ball, given LBWhttps://t.co/ESWW78Nh9V
— Cricket Shots (@cric_shots) April 9, 2017
Commenting on the standard of some of the Indian umpires, domestic Indian stalwart in Subramaniam Badrinath expressed his views in such a way:
Among all #IPL seasons.poor umpiring standards have prevailed for ages in domestic circuit,its just being highlighted through #IPL2017
— subramani badrinath (@s_badrinath) April 9, 2017
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