The 2022 T20 World Cup match between India and Bangladesh got underway on Wednesday, November 2 at the Adelaide Oval. The match witnessed an interesting incident featuring the Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan and Indian batter Virat Kohli during the first innings. Shakib Al Hasan was upset with the umpires, over a no-ball call, and expressed his disappointment.
The incident took place in the 16th over of the first innings, when Hasan Mahmud came on to bowl. He bowled a short delivery to Virat Kohli, on the last delivery of the over. Kohli pulled the ball well, to get it down to the long leg. As soon as he played the delivery, he looked at the umpiring complaining about the height. The umpire adjudged the delivery as a no-ball, as it was the second bouncer of the over.
However, Bangladesh skipper, Shakib Al Hasan was not happy with the decision. He was seen having a discussion with the umpires and with Virat Kohli. Shakib and Kohli had a brief chat, before returning to their respective positions. The video of the incident was shared by the ICC on social media. They wrote while sharing the video on Instagram, “What were Virat Kohli and Shakib Al Hasan chatting about? 🤔 #T20WorldCup #cricket #cricketreels”
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Virat Kohli was also involved in another no-ball controversy earlier in the tournament. The incident took place against Pakistan when the umpire signaled a no-ball after the Indian cricketer appealed for it. This irked the Pakistan fans, who expressed their disappointment with the decision. Some expressed that the on-field umpires should have consulted the third umpire, before deciding.
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