IPL 2021 KKR beat DC: Big fight between Ashwin & Tim Southee, Morgan intervenes after DC spinner badly abused; Watch video

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IPL 2021 Ashwin-Morgan Spat: Aussie media calls Ashwin 'cheat', disappointed Delhi Capitals spinner 'hits-back'

IPL 2021 KKR vs DC: Big fight between R Ashwin & Tim Southee, Morgan intervenes- Delhi Capitals bowler R Ashwin and Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Tim Southee were involved in a heated exchange after the former was dismissed by Southee in the last over of the DC innings at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Skipper Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik intervened to prevent any escalation of the event.  Follow IPL 2021 live updates on insidesport.co and live streaming on Star Sports & Hotstar.

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IPL 2021 KKR vs DC: Big fight between R Ashwin & Tim Southee, Morgan intervenes after DC spinner badly abused; Watch video

In a video, we can see R Ashwin showing his dissent over a verbal remark made by the New Zealand pacer.

IPL 2021 KKR vs DC: Big fight between R Ashwin & Tim Southee- Heart of the matter? 

DC skipper Rishabh Pant and Ashwin had picked a second run off the last ball of the 19th over and that seemed to have irked the KKR outfit as some consider it to be against the guidelines of Fair Play to take a run when the ball thrown by the fielder ricochets off the batter.

It finally needed former KKR skipper Eoin Morgan to come and stop the heated chat. DC coach Ricky Ponting was also seen speaking to umpire Nitin Menon during the innings break. While one isn’t sure about the topic that was discussed by the two, it could be the same point.

IPL 2021, KKR vs DC: Rishabh Pant almost knocks out Dinesh Karthik with bat, Watch video

IPL 2021 KKR vs DC: Meanwhile, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer and Lockie Ferguson scalped two wickets each while Tim Southee returned with one as KKR restricted DC to just 127/9 in their 20 overs. For Delhi Capitals, Steve Smith and Rishabh Pant both played knocks of 39 each.

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(with ANI inputs)