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Mumbai Indians Wins Hearts After They Decided To Withdraw KL Rahul Run-Out Appeal

In the game between Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians on Tuesday, an interesting incident took place. Mumbai Indians withdrew a genuine run-out appeal against KL Rahul. The reason for it won the hearts of many. In this article, we talk more about the incident in which Mumbai Indians decided to withdraw KL Rahul run-out appeal in Krunal Pandya‘s over.

Mumbai Indians withdraw KL Rahul run-out appeal

In recent years, KL Rahul happens to be one of the best batsmen in the league. Hence, teams chalk out plans to get him out. Especially, with the situation that the team is in, Mumbai Indians would be desperate to get the Punjab Kings skipper out. However, they let go of an opportunity, although it was genuine.

In the sixth over of Punjab’s batting innings, Krunal Pandya bowled a yorker to Chris Gayle. Gayle hit the ball straight, and it ricochetted off KL Rahul

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to fall in the hands of Krunal. He quickly took the bails off and appealed for the run-out. However, both Krunal and Rohit Sharma withdrew their appeal after knowing that KL was hurt by it and objected the appeal. This was in line with the Spirit of the Game. KL Rahul, too, responded to the gesture. He quickly gave a thumbs up to Rohit Sharma. In the next over itself, KL Rahul got out Kieron Pollard.

The defending champions win hearts after the gesture

In IPL, most players try to save the spirit of the game. However, in the heated intensity, a few things could go wrong. On Tuesday, despite being in a difficult spot, Mumbai Indians won the hearts of many with their solid gesture. This will surely help them win a few points in the Fair Play Awards table.

Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians will be desperate to put on a string of wins. Punjab Kings will also hope to do the same. Only this can help them reach the playoffs.

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