Match No. 48 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) being played between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and the Mumbai Indians (MI) on Monday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad, had its fair share of action. Winning the toss and batting first, Mumbai were in a spot of bother when they were reduced to 22 for 2 in the 5th over. Skipper Rohit Sharma then walked out to bat. Mumbai Indians were soon reduced to 36 for 3 in the 7th over. In the same over, with the score reading 40 for 3, an interesting incident happened with Rohit in the middle of it.

Siddharth Kaul, who was breathing fire and had already taken two wickets, bowled a bouncer to Rohit, who went for a pull but missed it completely. The ball hit his helmet and went towards the fielder at covers, who pouched it. What followed was a huge appeal which was turned down. SRH captain David Warner then walked up to the umpire KN Ananthapadmanabhan to reason with him as to how that was not out and whether he was going to check with the other umpire? The umpire turned his appeal down as well, with Rohit surviving. Watch the video shared by IPL’s official Facebook page, here:

However, replays later showed that the ball had kissed Rohit’s gloves before hitting the helmet. One of the camera angles did show a slight deviation in the ball as it passed his bat, but there was no conclusive evidence. Rohit, who was batting on 5 then, went on to score 45-ball 67. Mumbai Indians ended up losing the contest by 7 wickets. The way Rohit batted though, that one umpiring decision could have potentially affected the outcome of the match.