Umpire Vineet Kulkarni gets trolled again on Twitter

Umpire Vineet Kulkarni will probably be one of the most popular cricket figures in India right now. It’s not often that umpires get the limelight in a country studded with superstar cricketers. Kulkarni, who made a horrendous decision in Dharamsala after he didn’t adjudge JP Duminy leg before, was once again seen trending on Twitter during the first One-Day International (ODI) between India and South Africa in Kanpur. It was after he adjudged Shikhar Dhawan leg before for 23. [Pick of the tweets: India vs South Africa, 1st ODI at Kanpur]

The decision could have gone in batsman’s favour as the angle and the height gave an impression that it could have missed the leg stump. However it was a marginal call and Kulkarni once again decided to rule it in favour of the visiting side. Unhappy with this, the Indian fans decided to poke fun at him on Twitter. r Kumar, Umesh Yadav and Stuart Binny. The de Villiers show helped South Africa to 303 for 5 from 50 overs. [Live streaming: India vs South Africa 2015, 1st ODI at Kanpur]

Soon he was seen trending in an eventful day, which marks Amitabh Bachchan’s 73rd birthday and saw AB de Villiers score a stunning hundred. Mr Kulkarni knows how to fix the spotlight on him. We present you with some of the rib-tickling tweets. [Also Read: AB de Villiers scores his 21st ODI hundred: Twitter reactions]