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England to complain about umpiring in Nagpur

January 30, 2017 08:59 IST

Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the wicket of England's Jos Buttler during the 2nd T20I at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagour on Sunday. Photograph: BCCI

England Captain Eoin Morgan expressed his frustration over the quality of umpiring and indicated that the team management will give their feedback to the match referee.

England lost the second T20 International by 5 runs and Joe Root got a real howler as Umpire Shamshuddin adjudged him lbw in the final over when there was a thick inside edge.

"We have the opportunity to do so before the next game. Feedback on umpiring is given through the match referee. I don't see why we can't have DRS in T20s," Morgan said, indicating that they are set to speak to the match official.

Morgan didn't hold back about what he thought was a bad decision at a critical juncture.

"Very frustrating it absolutely shifted the momentum in the 20th over. Losing a batsman off the first ball, who has faced 40 balls on a wicket that's not easy to time the ball on is quite a bit of a hammer blow."

"It proved very costly all things considered a couple of decisions did not go our way. We still should have won the game," Morgan said.

IMAGE: Jasprit Bumrah celebrates Jos Buttler's wicket in the final over in the Nagpur game.
His defence of 7 runs in the 20th over is an Indian record, says Rajneesh Gupta. Photograph: BCCI

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