Shubman Gill Forces Umpire to Overturn His Dismissal Against Delhi, Tie Halted Briefly

Rising star of Indian cricket Shubman Gill was embroiled in an issue when he received his dismissal overturned after arguing with the on-field umpire throughout Punjab’s Ranji Trophy encounter towards Delhi on Friday, resulting in stoppage of play for round 10 minutes.

The present white-ball captain of the India A crew refused to depart the crease after he was adjudged caught-behind by gradual medium bowler Subodh Bhati. An argument with the umpire adopted and the batsman was reinstated after a dialogue between the on-field officers.

Gill was batting on 10 then. Gill did not final lengthy as he edged one off Simarjeet Singh to Anuj Rawat for 23 off 41 balls with the crew’s rating on 60.

“The straight umpire (Mohammed Rafi) had adjudged Shubman caught behind and the batsman then walked as much as the umpire and was seen having an argument asking him to reverse his resolution. The straight umpire then consulted the square-leg umpire (Paschim Pathak) and reversed his resolution,” Delhi crew supervisor Vivek Khurana informed PTI.

Requested if there was any plan for a walk-out by the visiting facet, Khurana completely denied any such transfer.

“Our skipper (Nitish) Rana simply requested the umpires as to why they overturned the preliminary resolution. We by no means walked out. The match referee (Ranganathan) got here in and play resumed as ordinary,” Khurana added.

DDCA normal secretary Vinod Tihara mentioned: “The match was halted for seven to eight minutes. There was nothing untoward. Our boys felt that Gill was out and that is why they requested the umpires why the choice was reversed.”


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