Shubman Gill fined for criticizing TV umpire’s decision on catch during WTC final

Shubman Gill A fine of 15 percent of the match fee has been imposed for criticizing the decision of the TV umpire in the World Test Championship. Last Against Australia. Meanwhile, India have been fined their entire match fee for slow over-rate, while Australia have been fined 80% of their fee for the same reason.

Gill was on 18 in the second innings, chasing India’s target of 444, when he touched Scott Boland’s ball to the left of gully, where Cameron Green dived to take a catch very close to the ground. Gill did not go out immediately and the on-field umpire went to the third umpire without a soft signal as per the new protocol. Third umpire Richard Kettleborough looked at the replay from different angles before dismissing it.

then gill took to social media and tweeted a screenshot of a zoomed-in front-on photo of Green taking the catch and captioned it with some magnifying glass emojis and a facepalm emoji. He also posted a story on Instagram with a clapping emoji.

The ICC accused him of breaching Article 2.7 which deals with “public criticism or inappropriate comment in relation to an incident occurring in an international match”. Gill accepted the approval so there was no need for a formal hearing.

With regard to slow over-rates, India were found to be five overs short of the target, while Australia were found to be four overs short, taking into account time allowances.

India lost their second consecutive WTC final by 209 runs after losing seven wickets on the fifth morning. Indian captain Rohit Sharma also in the press conference after the match on Sunday expressed his disappointment The procedure adopted to remove the gills.

Rohit had said, “I was just disappointed. I mean the third umpire should have looked at the replay a little more, a little more, you know how the catch was held.” “I think he had seen it three or four times, and he was convinced by it. It’s not about whether it was given out or not, you have to have a proper and clear idea about anything. It’s “It’s not just about the catch. It can be about anything.”

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