How ‘incapable umpires’ and a ‘stubborn ICC’ cost India and West Indies the World Cup 2019


In the discipline of cricket, the role of an umpire is extremely important in deciding the outcome of any match. However, due to the wrong decisions of the umpires, sometimes even the best of teams have to face a humiliating loss. such incident occurred recently in the ICC World Cup, when India lost to New Zealand in the semifinals by a narrow margin of 18 runs. While most of the spectators lambasted the top order batsmen, especially the likes of K L Rahul and the skipper Virat Kohli for their lackluster performance, the umpires weren’t spared either. It all began with the dismissal of Ravindra Jadeja. The onus of winning the semifinal now fell on M S Dhoni. In order to maintain the strike, Dhoni decided to go for a double, which proved to be disastrous as he missed the crease by a few inches. Dhoni was declared out, and with that, the Indian hopes were dashed completely as well. So how did the controversy emerge? According to the sources, when M S Dhoni was declared run out, according to the current rules, not more than 5 fielders were allowed outside the 30 yard circle. However, instead of the permissible 5, more than 6 fielders were outside the 30 yard circle. According to the rules, the delivery would’ve been declared invalid or ‘No Ball’ and M S Dhoni would’ve remained on field. Ever since this fact was revealed, it has left many Indians fuming, who vented their ire on social media. However, this is not the first time that an able player had to walk back to the pavilion due to poor umpiring. During the league stage, when India faced West Indies, able batsman Rohit Sharma was controversially declared out by the 3rd umpire, despite the fact that the ball connected with both his bat and the pad. This was a close call, and technically Rohit could’ve remained on field on the account of ‘benefit of doubt’. The controversial dismissal upset Rohit a lot and he expressed his disappointment on the social media. Interestingly, India is not the only team who had to suffer on the account of poor umpiring. In the early stages of the World Cup, the West Indies suffered on an identical note, when Chris Gayle was unceremoniously dismissed for 17 runs by Mitchell Starc. . When the replays were accessed, it turned out that Starc had crossed the crease by a huge margin while delivering the ball, which would’ve been ‘NO Ball’ any given day. . However, the ignorance of the umpire cost West Indies not only the match, but arguably the World Cup as well. If the World Cup has actually been in prominence, it is not for the brilliant display of cricket, but the stubborn refusal to shift matches elsewhere by ICC despite bad weather, and the bad umpiring that cost two teams their deserved chance at the prestigious World Cup.

100 thoughts on “How ‘incapable umpires’ and a ‘stubborn ICC’ cost India and West Indies the World Cup 2019

  1. Ab to Bilkul fixing believe hone lga h, kyon Icc bhaarat aur Asian teams ke virodh ke bad bhi maximum umpire Europe aur Australia ke hi rakhta h. 😡😡😡

  2. Sutra Kaha se aaya ji aur dhoni to run out hua hai vaise Bhi ye sab to dhoni karnama hai agar vo ball na Khaye hoti India does not lost the match

  3. India lost the semi final because of incapable umpires but nobody should blame Dhoni. Dhoni is a best Captain & best finisher of Indian Cricket till today.

  4. हुआ तो हुआ !

    जो जीता वही सिकंदर ।
    99.89% वर्ल्ड कप इंग्लैंड ही जीतेगा, अपने मर्जी का पिच बना के।

  5. कितना भी प्रगती इंडिया करे पर bcci चुत्या ही ,इंडिया वल्डकप जिता हें🇮🇳

  6. Agar aisa hi chalta raha to das saal taak cricket ke chane walon ki sankhaya kisi choti gaon ki aabadi jaisi bada he reh payega. Agar loongon ko yeh lagta hai ki acche khelne se bhi match nahi jeeta jaa sakta to kyon match to dekhenge.

  7. Sirf cricket ke news hi kyun dete ho aap or bhi sports hai football me hero intercontinental cup 2019 chal RHA hai jisme bharat pahala match har chuka hai Tajikistan per apko nhi dikhta hai ek bar jab hamare desh ki football ki team Portugal gyi thi tab bhi waha ke football management ne bola tha ki apki itni badhi country hai itni abahdi hai tab bhi apki desh ki team abhi tak kisi football worldcup me qualify nhi ker paya hai per tab kisi ko bura nhi laga or na news me dhikaya gaya ab 2022 football worldcup ke liye qualifier round start hone wale hai I hope hum apne desh ki football team ko support kare

  8. Humme umeed hi nahi lagani chahiye Britishers se fair game ki. Wo seedhe tareeke se kuchh bhi nahi kar sakte (its widely evident in history) … bas chhal, kapat, chaploosi jaise hathkande apna k kisi bhi tarah England ko world cup jitana hai.

  9. Chordo na bc semi final mein apni faaltu k shot selection and stupidity se haare h… Saale jita jitaya match haar gye… Ab uske ley kya rona dhona krna… Bkl 2011 ki tarah sachin k ley jitna hai sachin k ley jitna h… Bc voh feeling desh n fans k ley jitna hoti naa ye bc semi finals mein do baari bc ni karte… Maal milta h, chokri milti hai, popularity milti h, n respect bhi milti h inko n kafi ko toh maal k saath saath actress bhi mil jaati h… But bc zara sa bhi seriousness ni dhikate jaha dikhani chahiye…

  10. Ground me zero. .. media ko tho hiro banana hi hai. .
    Zero media report khub paise mil rahe honge afwa udane ke. .

  11. मुझे एक बार सोच में आया था कि ये umpire जो गलत आउट दे रहे है अगर वर्ल्ड कप में फाइनल हो तोह ओर वही हुआ साले भारत को सेमीफाइनल से बाहर इन umpirके ने किया है इनको कोई कुछ बोल दो तोह उस खिलाड़ी की अपने मन से 30% फीस काट लेते इनका क्या इलाज है ये तोह fixing भी कर सकते ऐसे ओर कोई सवाल नही hoga गलती हो गई बस, इनकी फीस 60% काटनी चाहिए 4 साल बर्बाद कर दिए
    ओर 3 अंपायर भी कुछ कम नही जब चेन्नई vs mi का फाइनल था तोह धोनी not आउट था उसका बात साफ लाइन पर था लड़कीं आउट दिया धोनी वहां सेटिंग कर ली थी क्या सब नॉट आउट बोल रहे थे साफ not आउट था धौनीओर वो मैच आईपीएल12 फाइनल 1रन से चेन्नई हारी जीत जाती शार्दूल ठाकुर डायरेक्ट हिट लगा और आउट 1 इंच की दूरी थी यही चीज़े आज भारत से वर्ल्डकप ले गई nz

  12. Itni saari cheating is World Cup mein hui isse lagta hai k yeah World Cup England jitne wala hai… England ne pura World Cup hack kiya hai…. Har match

  13. Yes that's true and thanks TFI for revealing to us such big mistakes that even the crowd in the ground couldn't notice… Umpires will wash out all the popularity of cricket gained over the years

  14. Stop bitching. Umpires are not robots. Pehle Team selection toh theek se karo… world cup jeetna uske baad dekha jaega.
    Umpires k galt decision na hote toh aaj sachin ki bhi 130 k upar centuries hoti.. thats part of the game u morons.

  15. No ball me out hota he player… Tumhe kya ghanta pata chalta he.. no ball me run out hota he player to use out mana jata he.. pahele rules padho..

  16. India ke khilaf to umpires hamesha se partial rahe hain…jaise Indian players k aage badhne se unko jalan hoti ho

  17. Virat wasn't out. Same thing happened to Steve Smith today and he was given not out but Virat was given out.

  18. The first five wickets are worthy for, what you say about this, justifying to make views fautrated Indian channel.

  19. Wo wali ball no ball nahin thi,
    Usse pehle wali ball no ball thi jo agar no ball di jati toh agli gender jisme Gayle out huye wo free hit hoti

  20. Not against any but as a batsman bta du ki circle k bahar kitne fielders hai batsman hamesha dekhte rahate hai and umpire se shikayat bhi batsman ko hi karni hoti hai …..ye bat hamesha hame boli jati hai ki bowl khelne se pahle felid check krte rhna aur bht bar tv pr dekha bhi hoga ki batsman fielders ginte hai wo wahi kr rahe hote hai to isme kisi ko bhi dosh nhi diya jaskta kyuki pressure itna hoga ki ms dhoni ne dhyan nhi diya hoga but batsman shikayat kr sakte he is cheez k liye

  21. Agar umpire no ball bhi de deta to bhi run out to mana hi jata and dhoni dusra run isliye bhaga taki strike apne pas rakh sake apko dhoni ne bataya ki dusra run nhi leta 🤔 ……ye to bilkul illogical bate hai jabaki sab se bekar bat is match mein jo hui wo weather ki hui jiski wajha se oneday match 2 day ban gya or team india ne jo first-day momentum Banya tha wo next day bilkul ulat hogya ye match single day mein khela jata to result ofcourse kuch or hi hota

  22. NO BALL : FREE HIT मिलता है, RUN OUT VALID होता है ।। THIS LAW IS FROM STARTING. FREE HIT तो 2007 में ही आया है

  23. अगर इस बार इंग्लैंड जीता तो समझो की मैच फिक्स थी ।

    यह एक अनुमान है । किसी की भावनाओं ठोस पहुचाना मेरा उद्देश्य नहीं है ।

    इंकलाब जिंदाबाद

  24. But runout no ball mein bhi mana jata hai come on… correct me if am wrong…
    Not satisfied with kohli out bad umpirin all around.

  25. Whatever I'm still with my team and players keep working hard with strategy
    Succes gaand marwa ke khud aayegi
    Or bhai pakistan ki maa ka bhosda bhen me lodo ke mooh me moot do gaand me thook do

  26. if that was no ball run out is valid but ho halla kyu are bhaya views chahiye wrna janta ko kya dikhayenge haare to haare 2023 me jeetenge apne hi desh me hai

  27. Frankly enough analysing.we are done.Luck plays a major part in everything.If luck sides with you then we would have won whatever the decisions.Please do remember that all countries want to win the cup and it's not only India's right to win.You win some , you lose some. It's only cricket not life and death.we need to get on with more serious matter please.

  28. Yes umpire do very bad umpiring in whole world cup… But we are not authorised person to raise this. But it's a responsibility of Caption and Coach to raise immediatelay after decision..

  29. https://youtu.be/g-pCMRbvP9A
    Mr. Faisu (Faisal Shaikh) TikTok Account Suspended mulle mulle he hote hai

  30. No ball me bhi run out hi hota hai , kisne isko ancor banaya.
    Kya hota jyada se jyada 1 free hit milta chahal kya kar leta usme vo.

  31. Tum log sach me frustrate ho gye ho. Matlab aise baat kar rahe ho jaise India ke khilaaf koi conspiracy hui hai. Umpires se galti hoti hai aur ye sab khel ka hissa tha. Koi bhi decision India ke against nahi gya fir bhi itna bawaal machana thik nahi hai. Agar Dhoni catch out hota to fir bhi excuse samajh aata, Dhoni to runout hua jo No ball pe bhi out hi hota. Had kar diya tumlogon ne. Pure world cup me bahut saare aise decision hue jisme India ko fayda hua par uspe kuch nahi bologe.

  32. Ye sab ab excuses hai. Inka koi fayda nai reality yehi hai ki indian batsman ne naiya dubo di semi final me djoni aur jadeja ko chod ke. Umpiring ko kosne ke bajaye apne batsman ko koso

  33. हार के बहाने ढूंढने के बजाए , खराब खेल प्रदर्शन की समीक्षा करना जरुरी है ।

  34. All white umpires should be replaced by umpires from India, Sri Lanka and West Indies. Further, for wrong decisions, there should 50 per cent match fee penalty. India should get this particular umpire sacked.

  35. India has taken weakest captaincy material of the world. Have you seen Williamson closely as a captain. He has won the test series in UAE against Pakistan in recent past only base on his captaincy. We have never seen kohali has done the same and won any single match on his captaincy. In last series against England we have already seen what kohali is all about as a captain and still selected to lead world best side. Shashtri is just a ice on the cake. His full career he looked like an actor than a cricketer. With this two you are dreaming to win World best tournament. If India by chance have won the world Cup it would be a great joke for cricket.

  36. Come on ,this is taking conspiracy theory too far ! If you make videos like this you will loose credibility. We lost because of our own faults . Our middle order was weak and untested.We depended too much on our top 3 .The most important reason for our loss was playing Dhoni at number 7.

    We lost because of the over confidence , arrogance and tactical blunders of team management and add to it the selection blunders specially for 4th position.MSK Prasad and Ravi Shastri should be kicked out .Rohit should replace Kohli as odi and t20 captain. Virak is a immensely talented batsman but is not a captain material.He neither has the tactical guile and calmness of Dhoni nor man management of Ganguly.

  37. We can be run out of a no ball and so Dhoni was out. Also that picture of 6 fielders outside the circle was before the ball.

  38. Sachin one man army most of the time, till Dravid gave him support. Comparing Sachin with present cricketers is bad, sachin is the best always, he played with worlds best bowlers, he taught India how to perform well outside the country, he played during the times of rules favoring bowlers, he played when no powerplay rules, he consistently performed best, 96 n 2003n 2011 sachin performance topmost, Ganguly built the team, dhoni capitalized that team.
    Stop demigod worship of Dhoni, he wad constantly failing, keeping everything till last overs was a failed strategy for Dhoni it's not working anymore,more matches lost than win,but blinds only remembers dhoni hitting last ball six in one game.
    During this world Cup, sachin criticized Dhoni and middle order batsmen of their mediocre performance, during West Indies match Ganguly and other veterans criticized middle order, during England match entire world criticized Dhoni and middle order batsmen, if kohli would have listened or analyzed he would have dictated dhoni to change his mindset and perform well and might have taken rayudu the perfect fit for number four. But kohli over confident and keep covering up the weakness of middle order and treating dhoni as a demigod, how long top order batsmen perform consistently,after all they are humans, they fail sometimes, middle order needs to raise up to the occasion, but our middle order is not performing well consistently since the dravids retirement, 2011 world Cup top order performance and yuvi and bowlers won us the cup. But dhoni became a hero, dhoni maybe a good captain and best wicket keeper but not best batsman, many matches we lost because of his over cautious approach and pushing everything tilll last overs.
    Atleast india should focus on strengthening middle order now, dhoni must retire, pant must be given serious instructions to play attentively but not childishly, selecting people through IPL performance the most worst strategy. In IPL everyone is tigers but international matches they don't rise up to the occasion,exceptions of kohli and rohit.
    Just see how Dhoni performed in this IPL and this world cup.
    Stop blind worship of Dhoni, we must worry for our bowlers, first time India went with best bowling attack in this world cup, all their hard work gone in vain because of constant dismal performance of middle order.

  39. Iss bar jaisé bhi taisé hokar ICC RULES hai ki England ko Cup dena hai.
    Isliye kaal Australia ko, ussé pahle BHARAT ko bahar raasté dikaya aur Newzealand ko balee ka bakhrah bana kar Cup jitayega.

  40. Semi final – Eng vs Aus, Jason Roy was wrongly declared out when he was only 15 runs away from his century #ICCSucks

  41. Itna rona nehi chaiye. India ka bohut sare acche ballebaz bahar baitha hua Hai aur ghatia player khel rahe Hai, jaise Rahul, kartik etc

  42. Even if dhoni was given not out the balance run he could not have made in one over. India lost badly because they battled poorly except jadeja. All the billionaire players flopped in the crucial match.

  43. Don't blame others for your bad performance… Selection Committee should have to choose right players for world cup level tournament. Also if you are saying there's still problem on no.4 batsman after exit then you probably are sleeping during the tournament.

  44. These bloody bastard shit umpires r appointed by the mother funders in the icc body who r totally useless drunks n incompetent people .the selection to icc body n the selection of panel of umpires selected must be of impeccable reputation .

  45. Icc headquarters must be in neutral countries like Switzerland not in dubai where all kinds of criminals n dubious characters thrive .n r allowed to meet n plan their dubious activities .

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