IPL 2024: Kumar Sangakkara breaks silence on Sanju Samson’s controversial out, know what he said?

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Kusum. May 8, 2024 3:04PM

On the controversy surrounding Sanju Samson’s dismissal, Kumar said to Sangakkara that it depends on whether you know what the angle of the replay is. On some occasions you would feel that the foot had touched the boundary line, but it was difficult for the third umpire to take a decision on this. At that time the match was at a very important stage, this happens in cricket.

The big turning point of the match between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals on May 7 in the Indian Premier League 2024 was the wicket of Royals captain Sanju Samson. After scoring 86 runs on 46 balls, Samson was caught by Shai Hope off the ball of Mukesh Kumar. Shai Hope had caught Samson on the boundary line, but in the replays it seemed that Hope did not catch it cleanly. During this his foot had touched the boundary line. When the third umpire gave Samson out. After which everyone is angry. After the match, Kumar Sangakkara broke his silence on this matter.

Samson had expressed his unhappiness over the umpire’s decision, due to which he has also been fined 30 percent of his match fee. When Kumar Sangakkara was asked about this, he said, it depends, you know what the angle of the replay is. On some occasions you would feel that the foot had touched the boundary line, but it was difficult for the third umpire to take a decision on this. At that time the match was at a very important stage, something like this happens in cricket. We have a completely different view on it, ultimately you have to accept the third umpire’s decision and that’s what the umpire did.

At present, Delhi Capitals, batting first, scored 221 runs at the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. Jake Fraser scored 50 runs in 20 balls, while Abhishek Porel scored 65 runs in 36 balls. Apart from these two, Tristan Stubbs played an inning of 41 runs in 20 balls. R Ashwin took three wickets for 24 runs in four overs. While chasing the target, Rajasthan Royals scored only 201 runs in 20 overs. However, as long as Samson was at the crease, it seemed that the Royals would touch the target but as soon as he was out, the work went wrong and the Royals lost the match.

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