Pollard was overtaken by the pitch area, leaving the off-stump when not giving wide
Mumbai Indians batsman gets caught on his birthday day
Hyderabad Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians has been fined 25 per cent of the match fees. Pollard Umpire of Mumbai top scorer in the final was unhappy with the decision not to give the wide ball of Nitin Menon. They said nothing on this, but joking the verdict, reached the wide-line and took the strike.
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The ball was pitch very out
The Match Referee imposed his penalty on him as opposed to the game spirit. The IPL final was played on May 12 between Mumbai-Chennai. Pollard's birthday was also on this day.
The last over of the Mumbai Indians innings was Dwayne Bravo. Before throwing his ball, Pollard came from off stump to Off stump. Bravo bowled the ball and bowled out. The ball pitch outside the crease box. According to the rules Wide should have been given, but it did not happen.
Pollard was annoyed but did not say anything. When Bravo came to throw the next ball, Pollard stood out of the stump. Bravo was taking runup. At the same time, the pitch left the pitch area leaving the stump of the stump.
Pollard's action was found in both the umpire's game spirit and the rules. Called Pollard and talked to him for a long time. Prior to this Pollard bounced the bat into the air. However, Pollard scored two consecutive fours in his fifth, fifth and sixth ball, and brought the team's score to 149.
Virat-Dhoni has also expressed objection to the umpire's decisions In this IPL, Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have also been annoyed with the decision of the umpires. Umpire Nigel Long was so angry after Virat's debate that he broke the umpire's gate. Later he was also paid the damages.