Sam Curran’s Act During Coin Toss vs Mumbai Indians A Result Of Tampering Talks? Watch

Apr18,2024



The ongoing IPL 2024 was hit by claims of toss tampering as many fans alleged that the result of the coin toss was changed by match referee Javagal Srinath during the match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The claims were debunked by social media users who provided video evidence against the claims. While fans have provided evidence both for and against the claim on social media, the topic came up once again during MI's match against Punjab Kings on Thursday. After the coin was tossed, PBKS stand-in captain Sam Curran stepped forward and checked the result himself before the coin was picked up by the match referee.

The broadcasters also decided to zoom in on the result and clearly show that PBKS had won the toss and opted to field.

“We'll have a bowl. In keeping with the trend of the tournament. Shikhar hasn't been well so that's the only injury and Riley came in for Jonny today. It's not good to lose close games but we've been through a lot.” Things are right. (Atharva) Taide is out of the team, there are just some tactical changes,” Curran said.

This is not the first time that a claim of toss tampering made headlines as a video showing a conversation between Faf and Pat Cummins convinced many fans that they were talking about the coin toss.

Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians Playing XI

Mumbai Indians:Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Verma, Hardik Pandya (c), Tim David, Romario Shepherd, Mohammad Nabi, Gerald Coetzee, Shreyas Gopal and Jasprit Bumrah.

substitute: Akash Madhwal, Nuwan Thushara, Kumar Karthikeya, Piyush Chawla and Naman Dhir

Punjab Kings: Riley Rossouw, Prabhsimran Singh, Sam Curran (captain), Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Liam Livingstone, Shashank Singh, Ashutosh Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada and Arshdeep Singh.

substitute: Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Bhatia, Shivam Singh, Rishi Dhawan and Vidwath Kawerappa.

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