RCB captain Faf du Plessis had to face defeat in the match played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings. Faf du Plessis was out in a way that fans found difficult to believe. The struggle continued for a long time on Faf’s wicket, eventually he was declared out by the third umpire. This incident happened at a time when Faf was in good form, but he was run out before he could take the RCB innings forward.

Rajat Patidar’s shot hit straight on the wicket

This scene was seen in the 13th over. Captain Faf du Plessis was standing at the non-striker end in the 13th over. When Mitchell Santner bowled the last ball of this over, Rajat Patidar tried to hit it straight, but the ball hit the wicket straight. After this the bullets flew. Everything seemed to be fine, but the umpire signaled the third umpire to check. The third umpire checked it again and again. In which he could see the edge of Santner’s fingers. He believed that Faf’s bat was in the air. Finally the umpire declared him out.

RCB fans disappointed with umpire’s decision

However, RCB fans seemed unhappy with this decision. He says that Faf’s bat was inside, but despite this the umpire declared him out. While CSK fans say that the umpire had checked everything and Faf was given out correctly as his bat was out of the crease.

Faf du Plessis out after scoring 54 runs

Faf du Plessis batted brilliantly in this match. He scored 54 runs in 39 balls with the help of 3 fours and 3 sixes at a strike rate of 138.46. After Faf’s dismissal, Rajat Patidar scored 41 runs, Cameron Green scored 38 runs, Dinesh Karthik scored 14 runs and Glenn Maxwell scored 16 runs. Virat Kohli was out after scoring 47 runs. Thanks to the brilliant batting of RCB batsmen, the team made a huge score of 218 runs by losing 5 wickets in 20 overs.