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Out or not out? Virat Kohli fumes after controversial DRS call rules him out, storms off field

Out or not out? Virat Kohli fumes after controversial DRS call rules him out, storms off field

Royal Challengers Bengaluru batter Virat Kohli was absolutely furious with the umpire's decision to give him out off Rana's delivery

Royal Challengers Bengaluru star Virat Kolhi was absolutely furious with the umpires after his dismissal in KKR vs RCB. The RCB opener was given out after being caught and bowled off a delivery that looked like it was above the waist height. On reviewing the decision, ball-tracking showed that the delivery would have been below waist height had he maintained his original stance.

Virat Kohli involved in controversial DRS call

Kohli walked off the pitch after having an animated conversation with the umpires. Nothing seemed to cool the batting maestro down as he was seen shaking his head even after reaching the team dug out. Virat was dismissed by Harshit Rana for just 18 runs off 7 deliveries.

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Was Virat Kohli out?

As per the review, the ball was bowled at a height of 0.92m while Kohli’s waist height, as per the technology, is measured 1.04m. Thus, when the decision was reviewed, the third umpire judged it as out.

Put in to bat first in the game against RCB, KKR posted a mammoth total of 222 runs in 20 overs. Philip Salt (48) provided the side a perfect start with his quickfire knock. Skipper Shreyas Iyer (50) played his best knock of IPL 2024 so far with a fighting half-century. Rinku Singh and Andre Russell smashed a few boundaries before Ramandeep Singh’s whirlwind 24-run knock off 9 deliveries.

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