IPL 2022: Powercut in the stadium costs Devon Conway his wicket, controversy erupts

Conway’s streak of three straight fifties, in which he scored 85*, 56, and 87 in CSK’s past three matches, came to an end with his dismissal for a duck.

In their game against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium, Chennai Super Kings got off to a bad start, losing opener Devon Conway and Moeen Ali in the first over to Daniel Sams.

Conway’s streak of three straight fifties, in which he scored 85*, 56, and 87 in CSK’s past three matches, came to an end with his dismissal for a duck.

The decision against Conway appeared to be highly precarious, as the ball had pitched on the middle stump and appeared to miss the leg stump.

Conway, left-handed batsman, wanted to review the decision but couldn’t since the DRS facility was unavailable at the time. The Wankhede Stadium was experiencing major power outages at the moment, and as a result, the DRS service was unavailable.

Even the coin toss was delayed due to a malfunction with one of the light towers.

According to commentators during the broadcast, the issue was fixed well before end of the second over.

Meanwhile, spectators also took to Twitter to express their disappointment with the circumstance.

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