The Eliminator match of Tata IPL 2022 is being played between Lucknow Supergiants and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. In this match, RCB team, who came out to bat first, gave a target of 208 runs to Lucknow Supergiants due to Rajat Patidar’s unbeaten 112. During this match, KL Rahul and Kunal Pandya, captains of Lucknow Supergiants, were seen hitting the on-field umpire for a no ball.
During this, both the players were seen arguing with the on-field umpire for a long time. At the beginning of the 12th over of RCB’s innings, Kunal Pandya and KL Rahul were seen arguing with the umpire. LSG bowler Dushyant Chamira was bowling in a worn-out style against RCB’s in-form batsman Rajat Patidar.
During this, Dushyant Chamira threw a full toss ball in an attempt to bowl full length to Rajat Patidar. Which was seen going above the waist of the batsman. The ball was declared a no ball by the standing umpire. At this time Kunal Pandya and KL Rahul were fielding within 30 yards. Within seconds after the umpire declared a no ball, the two umpires were seen approaching Jayaraman Madangopal and arguing. Captain KL Rahul and Kunal Pandya were trying to know from the umpire why the ball was declared a no ball.
The decision was actually Michael Gough’s and Michael Gough told KL Rahul and Kunal Pandya that the decision was his and only confirmed by the Indian fellow umpire. After this the matter got settled here and captain KL Rahul assured that Kunal Pandya and teammates would not create a ruckus on this.