“Legendary Runner”: Twitter Trolls Amit Mishra After Run Out

With 5 needed off the last six balls, the crucial Eliminator between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday, 8 May, could have gone in either teams’ favour.

Khaleel Ahmed was handed the ball for the final bowler, and the Delhi batsmen managed two singles in the first four bowls which included a wide.

On the fourth ball of the over, Mishra ran completely in the middle of the wicket while trying to take a single, which resulted in the throw by Khaleel hitting him. Hyderabad went up for a caught-behind call and then for obstructing the field after which he was given out.

It is worth noting that Amit Mishra was only the second player in the tournament’s history to be given out while obstructing the field. The first was Yusuf Pathan.

According to MCC’s Laws of Cricket, ‘Either batsman is out Obstructing the field if he/she wilfully attempts to obstruct or distract the fielding side by word or action’.

Twitter was abuzz after the run-out and had a lot of funny reactions. Here are few of them.

Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 2 wickets to knock them out of the tournament. They are now scheduled to face Chennai Super Kings on 10 May at Vizag to determine who faces Mumbai in the finals on 12 May in Hyderabad.

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