WPL 2023 Final: WATCH Controversy strikes in WPL Final, Shafali Verma out off No Ball leaves DC captain Meg Lanning furious with umpire, DRS no help – Watch video
WPL 2023 Final: In a major game-changing moment, controversy is at the centre of the inaugural WPL final at the Brabourne Stadium.…
WPL 2023 Final: In a major game-changing moment, controversy is at the centre of the inaugural WPL final at the Brabourne Stadium. Shafali Verma got off to a breezy start before she miscued a waist-high delivery to the fielder. Delhi Capitals took a DRS for the no-ball. Despite the evidence, the umpires ruled in favour of Issy Wong. leaving DC skipper Meg Lanning furious. Follow Women’s Premier League LIVE Updates on Insidesport.IN
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Shafali Verma looked in sublime touch as she decided to take on Issy Wong. Wong fresh from her hat-trick in the last game was carted for a six and a boundary as Shafali stamped her authority early on. Chaos ensued in the fourth ball of the over, when the Delhi Capitals opener miscued a high full toss straight to the fielder. MI stars celebrated the wicket, while Delhi questioned the umpire.
6⃣,4⃣ and OUT!
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With captain Meg Lanning for support, DC took the DRS. Replays suggested that the ball would not dip enough to hit the stumps but could possibly brush the bails off. In a controversial move, the third umpire sided with the on field call and ruled Shafali Verma out. Meg Lanning was livid at the same and also held an animated chat with the umpire.
The swashbuckling Indian opener had scored 241 runs for Delhi prior to the game, with the highest strike rate in the competition than anyone else (182.58).
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