In the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians, Ravi did not give a no ball
IPL official denied reports of abuse of Kohli along with the referee
new Delhi. The decision of the umpire Sundaram Ravi in IPL-12 has been questioned but it is difficult to shrink before the tournament league matches. In the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians, Indian umpire Sundaram Ravi did not see Malinga's no ball on the final ball. This match was defeated by Bengaluru 6 runs. After this, captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma had questioned the umpiring.
Ravi regrets Kohli on the matter
An IPL official said that match referee Manu Nayar has not given any negative report regarding Ravi. After the match, Ravi met Kohli and regretted the matter.
The official also denied that Kohli had misbehaved with the referee. A news channel claimed that after the match, Kohli went to the referee's room and debated with him.
The 17 umpires who have been given responsibility for two field and third umpire for 56 matches of the tournament. 11 of them are from India, while six foreigners.
Ravi is the only Indian umpire to be included in the list of Elite Panel of International Cricket Council (ICC). Only 5 out of 11 Indian umpires have been able to enter the international match.