AB de Villiers, Umpire, Ravichandran Ashwin

A bizarre incident involving umpires left players confused and in splits on the same time in the middle of the 42nd match of IPL 2019 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab on the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

All of it occurred in the middle of the primary innings of the match. Murugan Ashwin bowled the ultimate ball of the 14th over and to which Marcus Stoinis eked out an inside edge to sq. leg for a single. It moreover launched the game to a halt as a result of the umpires known as it a Strategic Time-out and KXIP skipper Ravichandran Ashwin instantly handed over the ball to the enterprise end umpire, Bruce Oxenford.

Given the reality that Chettithody Shamshuddin was going to be on the bowling end after the Time-out, Oxenford instantly gave the ball to his colleague as players went for a 2.30 minutes break.

Later, Ankit Rajpoot was requested by Ashwin to bowl the 15th over nevertheless when he took the mark, he was prepared for the ball. When the Punjab pacer requested for the ball, everybody started looking out for it. In desperation, Ravichandran Ashwin started searching for it, then Oxenford received right here forward to ask Shamshuddin in regards to the ball.

After a few minutes of wanting, Shamshuddin remembered that he had saved the ball in his pocket and positioned it out instantly. Everyone was in chuckles and Oxenford was smiling at his colleague’s forgetfulness. RCB star batsman AB de Villiers moreover couldn’t administration himself at a second of sheer comedy.

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