IPL 2018: Virat Kohli Loses Cool, Gets Into Argument With Umpire
Virat Kohli was furious while talking to the on-field umpire Nitin Menon after a caught behind decision against Mumbai Indians' all-rounder Hardik Pandya was overturned.
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli was involved in an exchange of words with the umpire during his team's Indian Premier League (IPL) clash against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday. Kohli was furious while talking to the on-field umpire Nitin Menon after a caught behind decision against Mumbai Indians' all-rounder Hardik Pandya was overturned.
The incident happened in the 19th over of MI's innings when Pandya got a faint edge off RCB pacer Chris Woakes. Umpire Menon didn't take much time and raised his finger. Pandya was seen surprised by the decision and immediately asked for a review. The third umpire overturned the decision despite a nick showing on the TV replays.
The overturning of decision left Kohli bemused and the RCB skipper walked up to the umpire and got into a heated argument.
Kohli's unbeaten 92-run innings went in vain as RCB lost by 46 runs to Mumbai Indians. This was the first win for Mumbai in this edition of the cash-rich league.
Kohli, who opened the innings with Quinton de Kock, remained unbeaten but could not guide his team to victory. In his 62-ball innings Kohli slammed seven boundaries and four sixes.
Chasing a mammoth 214, Bangalore started off on a positive note, scoring 40 runs in 4.1 overs but after the fall of de Kock's wicket, the visitors never looked in contention, losing wickets at regular intervals.
Apart from Kohli, no other batsman rose to the occasion and went back one after other.
- Virat Kohli was involved in a heated exchange of words with the umpire
- Kohli was furious while talking to the on-field umpire Nitin Menon
- The incident happened in the 19th over of MI's innings
|1||Virat Kohli India||935|
|2||Steven Smith Australia||919|
|3||Kane Williamson New Zealand||847|
|4||Joe Root England||835|
|5||David Warner Australia||812|
|1||James Anderson England||899|
|2||Kagiso Rabada South Africa||882|
|3||Vernon Philander South Africa||826|
|4||Ravindra Jadeja India||812|
|5||Trent Boult New Zealand||795|
|1||Virat Kohli||Virat Kohli||862|
|2||David Warner||David Warner||861|
|3||AB de Villiers||AB de Villiers||847|
|4||Joe Root||Joe Root||798|
|5||Kane Williamson||Kane Williamson||779|
|1||Josh Hazlewood||Josh Hazlewood||732|
|2||Imran Tahir||Imran Tahir||718|
|3||Mitchell Starc||Mitchell Starc||701|
|4||Kagiso Rabada||Kagiso Rabada||685|
|5||Sunil Narine||Sunil Narine||683|
|1||Aaron Finch Australia||891|
|2||Fakhar Zaman Pakistan||842|
|3||Lokesh Rahul India||812|
|4||Colin Munro New Zealand||801|
|5||Babar Azam Pakistan||765|
|1||Rashid Khan Afghanistan||793|
|2||Shadab Khan Pakistan||723|
|3||Ish Sodhi New Zealand||700|
|4||Yuzvendra Chahal India||685|
|5||Mitchell Santner New Zealand||665|
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