In the ongoing clash between India A and South Africa A, Rahul Chahar lost his head after an LBW appeal from the spinner was rejected by the referee. The 22-year-old, who ended up admitting the most runs among the Indian bowlers, was not happy with the decision as he snatched at the referee and threw his sunglasses in anger.
The incident took place in the last delivery of the 128th over of Proteas innings on day 2 when wicket-keeper batter Sinethemba Qesile was on strike. According to footage available on social media, the ball appeared to go a bit over the stumps, but the bowler remained sure it hit wickets.
Shortly after delivery, the judge was seen talking to the Indian spinner.
Chahar hit a total of 28.3 overs, where he recorded 125 runs as South Africa A pitted giant 509/7 on the board. Bowling train and wicket.
Meanwhile, Navdeep Saini and Arzan Nagwaswalla shared two wickets each, while India’s new tempo sensation Umran Malik scalped one.
In response, India got off to a windy start with opener Prithvi Shaw adding 48 on just 45 balls. Captain Priyank Panchal scored 96, while Abhimanyu Easwaran scored 103.
At the end of the game on day 3, India beat A on 308/4 and are still trailing by 201 runs.
Baba Aparajith and wicketkeeper batter Upendra Yadav are present on the pitch and will resume India’s attack on the final day of the competition.