VIDEO: Ravi Ashwin and Jimmy Neesham get involved in a controversial Run out

Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR), Live updates :

The 63rd match between LSG and RR was played on 15th May at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. At the end of the RR’S innings, the fans witnessed an incident when R Ashwin was involved in a strange run-out with Jimmy Neesham.

Both teams are looking to qualify for the playoffs. Sanju Samson won the toss and decided to bat first. Batting first has been their strength in the season so far. On the other hand LSG made just one change as Ravi Bishnoi replaced Karan Sharma and RR made a couple of changes into their playing 11. Jimmy Neesham and Obed McCoy came into the XI to replace Rassie Van Der Duusen and Kuldeep Sen.

RR started their innings not well enough. They lost their inform opener, when the LSG pacer, Avesh Khan cleaned up Jos Buttler in the 3rd over itself. However, Yashasvi Jaiswal once again saved the game and played a fiery knock of 41 from 29 balls. Sanju Samson and Devdutt Padikkal also played important knocks to make sure the Royals kept the run rate going.

But, an bizzare run-out in the 17th over which caught everyone’s eye was the one that happened when R Ashwin and Jimmy Neesham were batting together. The incident took place on the fourth ball of the 17th over when Ashwin drove Ravi Bishnoi’s ball towards the covers.

Jimmy Neesham who was at the non-striker’s end started running as R Ashwin kept looking at the ball. The throw came at the non-striker’s end and Ashwin started walking as he thought he was out. However, the on-field umpire decided to review it and replays showed that Neesham had not crossed Ashwin and it was Jimmy Neesham who had to go back to the pavilion.