MI vs KKR : [Watch] Kieron Pollard accidentally hits umpire Chris Gaffaney with the ball

KKR defeated MI by 52 runs in Match 56, at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai on Monday.

At the First innings , Kieron Pollard lost control of the ball while bowling for the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the IPL 2022 match against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday.

The ball slipped out of his hands and hit the on-field umpire Chris Gaffaney, who was caught off-guard by the ball coming towards him.

MI skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl first. KKR got off to a great start thanks to a 60-run opening stand between Venkatesh Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane.

Iyer lost his wicket after a 24-ball 43, inviting Nitish Rana to the middle. Rana and Rahane had a 27-run partnership for the second wicket. During that partnership, Kieron Pollard came in to bowl the ninth over.

One of the deliveries from Pollard slipped out of his hand and went in the umpire’s direction. Luckily, Chris Gaffaney was not hit hard by the ball.

You can watch the video here:

Kieron Pollard had a forgettable day with the ball against the Kolkata Knight Riders

Mumbai Indians retained Pollard ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction, but the former West Indies captain is yet to make an impact this season.

Pollard has struggled with the bat so far. he Scored 15 runs off 16 ball agints KKR in Match 56, at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai on Monday. He has done well with the ball in a few matches, but he conceded 26 runs off two overs against the KKR on Monday.

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