OBSERVATION: Rishabh Pant insists that Deepak Hooda must turn himself in after Shreyas Iyer withdraws his appeal
NEW DELHI: The Eliminator Shock Between Capitals Of Delhi & Sunrisers Hyderabad In IPL 2019 on Wednesday witnessed high drama In both innings. Delhi eventually pulled off a thrilling two-wicket win, but a few controversial & unusual incidents stole the limelight.
One such incident happened In the final over of the Hyderabad innings. Wicket-keeper Rishabh Pants It's Over Deepak Hooda (4) At The Non-strikers End On The Second Last Ball Of The Innings.
Trying To Steal A Simple Quick After Not Being Able To Connect With The Ball, Hooda While Completing The Race Collided With The Bowler. Keemo Paul In the middle of the pitch.
With Pant Hitting The Stumps, Hooda Was Found Way Short Of His Ground. But DC Skipper Shreyas Iyer Decided To Withdraw The Run-out Appeal.
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Iyer was happy to let the batsmen continue, as the collision with the bowler resulted In Hooda falling short of his ground. However Pant intervened, asking his skipper to stick to the appeal, since the umpire had already given Hooda out.
Replays later also showed that Pant was right In asking Iyer to stick to the appeal, because Hooda was running In the middle of the pitch.
Sanjay Manjerekar mentioned this while commentating, that Iyer was being ‘too kind’ & Pant did the right thing by asking his captain to stick to the appeal.
SRH, Eventually Managed 162/8 And Delhi Chased Down The Target Off The Second Last Ball Of Their Innings.