Indian players went to the stump mic on the third day of the match and made a variety of comments making allegations against the host broadcaster SuperSport.
Kohli, Ashwin and Rahul made remarks against the broadcaster on the stump mic.
team india (Team India) For the last two days of the Test series in South Africa were not good at all. Cape Town Test (Cape Town Test) In the first, India’s batting flopped. Then South Africa batted tremendously in front of the small target. Meanwhile, a decision slipped due to DRS coming in India’s favor and on the fourth day South Africa won the match easily and captured the series. The match is over, but all eyes are on whether the DRS controversy (Cape Town Test DRS Controversy) But will any action be taken on the attitude of Indian players? After the decision against Team India, some players including team captain Virat Kohli came on the stump mic and made comments against broadcaster SuperSport. According to a report, the match officials have not complained against the Indian players but did speak to the team management.
On the third day of the match at Newlands ground, South African captain Dean Elgar was dismissed LBW by Ravichandran Ashwin. Elgar took DRS on this, in which he was given not out. Elgar had the ball under his knees, in which in most cases the ball hit the stumps, but in this case the ball tracking showed that the ball was coming over the stumps. After this, Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin and KL Rahul came on the stump mic and deliberately made comments against the host broadcaster SuperSport.
Team India was warned
In this matter, information is now coming out that the ICC match officials have not made any official complaint to the match referee or the ICC. espn-cricinfo According to the report, the match officials spoke to the Indian team management about the behavior of the Indian team and cautioned them against such behaviour. However, the officials did not allege any violation of the code of conduct against the Indian players. Obviously this would have given relief to the Indian players.
Supersport issued a statement
At the same time, broadcaster SuperSport also issued a statement on Friday, 14 January, saying that the allegations made by the Indian players are not true. SuperSport told AFP news agency that Hawk-Eye technology is independent and approved by the ICC and SuperSport has no control over it.