Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma’s lean patch within the Indian Premier League continued as he was dismissed on simply 2 in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai. However, Rohit’s dismissal raised questions over the Ultraedge expertise as some followers had been unimpressed with the third umpire’s resolution.

Chasing a 166-run goal in opposition to KKR, Rohit opened the innings alongside Ishan Kishan in quest of their third win of the season. Tim Southee bowled the primary over for KKR and on the final supply, he managed to outsmart Rohit because the ball went previous shut from the sting of his bat and hit the thigh pad as Sheldon Jackson took a one-handed stunner behind the stumps. The on-field umpire gave it not out however Jackson satisfied Shreyas Iyer to take the assessment. In the TV replay, the ultraedge witnessed spikes on the snickometer when the ball was near Rohit’s bat. However, there have been additionally some spikes even earlier than the ball got here near the MI skipper. Third-umpire Bruce Oxenford ordered the on-field umpire to vary his resolution because it was given out.


Rohit was in disbelief after the third umpire’s resolution as he shook his head earlier than taking an extended stroll again in direction of the pavilion.

Some followers on Twitter slammed the third-umpire and Ultraedge expertise as they weren’t absolutely satisfied by the choice because of the preliminary spikes which had been there earlier than the ball got here near Rohit’s bat.

It has been a tough season for the Mumbai Indians skipper as far as his group is on the backside of the factors desk and he himself hasn’t scored a fifty.

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Earlier, Rohit received the toss and elected to bowl in opposition to Kolkata who’re in determined search of a win to maintain their playoff hopes alive.

Jasprit Bumrah’s sensational 5/10, together with 18 dot balls, was instrumental in Mumbai Indians limiting Kolkata Knight Riders to 165/9 in 20 overs on the DY Patil Stadium on Monday.

For Kolkata, Venkatesh Iyer perished early however not earlier than getting the facet to their first fifty-plus stand in power-play with a 24-ball 43 whereas Nitish Rana made the identical rating in 26 balls.

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