Virat Kohli furiously criticised the umpires following his Royal Challengers Bangalore facet dropped to Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.

Together with RCB needing six from the last ball to tie, Lasith Malinga bowled a scatter ball, but replays showed it should’ve been a no ball as he overstepped.

Had the no-ball been seen by the umpires, the ball would have been bowled again being a free hit.

“We’re playing with IPL not golf cricket,” India captain Kohli said.

“It is a ridiculous call. The umpires should have their eyes exposed.

“It is really a game of margins. They should have already been sharp and much more careful there.”

The no ball was just seen following the players had left the field with the replay leading to loud boos from the home crowd as it was displayed on the displays at ground.

Had it been given RCB might have been awarded one jog for its no ball and might subsequently have managed to win with six to the final shipping, rather than tie which might have caused a Super Over.

Southafrican AB de Villiers had given Royal Challengers expect in their chase of 188 with a dazzling 70 not out from 41 balls which comprised six sixes.

Kohli was out for 46 in the 14th over while England all rounder Moeen Ali, that opened for RCB, was go out for 1 3.


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