Virat Kohli DRS I IND vs NZ: Sehwag got furious at this act of umpire, gave ‘DRS’ against Virat without asking, virat kohli drs leaves virender sehwag and fans confused in world test championship final southam
Indian captain Virat Kohli interacting with the umpires
Table of Contents
- Review was taken for the catch out against Virat Kohli
- New Zealand captain Kane Williamson could not take a review in 15 seconds
- Virat Kohli questions umpire Richard Illingworth’s decision
Southampton: Team India captain Virat Kohli’s serious thoughts with on-field umpire Richard Illingworth. The umpire gave a review for Virat Kohli without asking. The wicketkeeper took the catch of Kohli off Trent Boult. The umpire ruled not out and then Kane Williamson could not even resort to DRS in 15 seconds.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and fast bowler Trent Boult were constantly contemplating a review, but the Kiwi captain did not indicate to take the DRS till time passed. Despite Williamson not taking the decision, Illingworth resorted to the third umpire. Seeing this, the Indian captain went to question Illingworth.
There was some confusion, then it came to know that this is the umpire review and the review of New Zealand will not be less. According to Cricbuzz, Kohli protested as he felt that the review was taken only if the ball reached the keeper or not. However, the third umpire had checked whether Kohli’s bat had hit the edge or not. The Indian captain was again declared not out.
Sehwag did not delay in tweeting
Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag was not happy with the unpleasant incident that happened on the field with Virat Kohli. He soon spoke his mind by tweeting. Sehwag tweeted, ‘Had funny umpiring with Virat Kohli. The umpire did not give any decision and it itself became a review. Will watch the women’s test match for some time, hope Harman and Poonam secure the test.
Let us inform that in the WTC final, Kane Williamson won the toss and invited India to bat first. India lost the wickets of both openers Rohit Sharma (34) and Shubman Gill (28) in the first season. After this, Cheteshwar Pujara (8) also returned to the pavilion at the beginning of the second season. Till the time of writing the news, India had scored 134 runs in 58.4 overs for the loss of three wickets. Virat Kohli (40 *) and Ajinkya Rahane (22 *) are frozen at the crease. The match has been stopped due to bad light.
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