Robin Uthappa Breaks ICC Rules Despite Ban on Using Saliva

Robin Uthappa Breaks ICC Rules Despite Ban on Using Saliva

Rajasthan Royals suffered their first loss of the season in the 13th game of the IPL 2020. In this contest, Rajasthan captain Steve Smith decided to bowl for the first time after winning the toss.

In such a scenario, Kolkata scored 174 runs in 6 overs in 20 overs in the first game, but in response, Rajasthan’s team was only able to score 137 runs in 20 overs. During this match, a photo of this sort was used, which shocked everybody.

In fact, during the Kolkata innings, important players of the Rajasthan Royals team Robin Uthappa were seen using saliva on the ball, which is forbidden. The screenshot of this event is getting more and more viral on social media.

Let us tell you that, given the Corona outbreak, the BCCI also prohibited the use of saliva on the ball in the IPL, although in this contest, the Robin Uthappa of Rajasthan Royals was seen as salivating against the ball.

This happened when Robin Uthappa gave up the easy catch of Sunil Narine off Jaydev Unadkat in the fifth over Kolkata’s innings. Uthappa was seen salivating at the ball after dropping the catch.

However, this was forgotten by the umpires, as a consequence of which the ball was not disinfected and the match was played with the same ball. However, Uthappa was alerted by Officaialls after his video went viral.

Significantly, because of the Corona crisis, the International Cricket Council has forbidden the use of saliva on the ball. However, players can use sweat instead of saliva. What’s your impression of the incident? And tell us about this in the comment area.