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Not cool: India’s Dhoni fined over IPL umpire row

Daily Mail UK – India great Mahendra Singh Dhoni was Friday docked 50 percent of his match fee for contesting an umpiring call after he controversially stormed onto the field during a tense Indian Premier League game.

Summary

  • India great Mahendra Singh Dhoni was Friday docked 50 percent of his match fee for contesting an umpiring call after he controversially stormed onto the field during a tense Indian Premier League game.
  • Dhoni, the Chennai Super Kings skipper known as ‘Captain Cool’, snapped in the final over of Thursday’s match as umpiring standards again came into question at the Twenty20 tournament.
  • Indian umpire Ulhas Gandhe signalled a no-ball for height, only for his square-leg colleague Bruce Oxenford to overrule and Dhoni, who had been bowled by Stokes on the previous delivery, ran out of the dugout to argue with the officials.
  • Opposition batsman Jos Buttler of England questioned Dhoni’s actions after his team lost the match by four wickets following Santner’s six off the last ball.
  • “We are not playing club cricket,” Kohli fumed, after Ravi failed to spot a no-ball on the last delivery of the game on March 28.


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