Former India batsman Aakash Chopra identified one other DRS loophole after Rishabh Pant was denied a boundary within the second ODI between India and England. Pant tried to reverse-scoop a yorker from Tom Curran, however solely managed to edge it onto his pads because the ball trickled away to the boundary rope. Nonetheless, the England gamers thought Pant was trapped LBW and appealed, and the umpire agreed and raised his finger. Pant instantly reviewed, and replays confirmed the within edge.
Nonetheless, it was thought of a dot ball, and never 4 runs to Pant, because the ball is deemed to be lifeless if the umpire considers it to be a dismissal.
In line with the MCC legal guidelines, the ball turns into lifeless “when a batsman is dismissed. The ball will probably be deemed to be lifeless from the moment of the incident inflicting the dismissal.”
“So, Pant misplaced on 4 runs due to a evident umpiring error. Repeating this for 101010364th time-what if this occurred on the ultimate ball of the World Cup remaining with the batting staff needing 2 to win??? Socho Socho….” Aakash Chopra tweeted.
So, Pant misplaced on 4 runs due to a evident umpiring error. Repeating this for 101010364th time-what if this occurred on the ultimate ball of the World Cup remaining with the batting staff needing 2 to win??? Socho Socho…. #IndvEng
– Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) March 26, 2021
Pant could have been denied the 4 runs, however he went on to make 77 off 40 deliveries to assist India put up a complete of 336/6.
Taking part in instead of the injured Shreyas Iyer, Pant made probably the most of his alternative to attain his second ODI half-century.
He surpassed his earlier highest rating within the format of 71, as he took the England bowling assault aside.
The swashbuckling southpaw smashed seven sixes and three boundaries as he gave India the acceleration they wanted after Virat Kohli and KL Rahul steadied the inning for the hosts.
Kohli obtained out after hitting his second consecutive half-century within the sequence, whereas KL Rahul went on to attain his fifth ODI hundred.