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WATCH: KKR vs KXIP - Did Ravi Shastri commit shocking blunder at toss?

New Delhi: Just when fans thought they had witnessed a controversy-free Indian Premier League after several years, Ravi Shastri stepped in to dismiss that notion.

The incident, which most spectators seemed to have missed, occurred during Match 32 of the tournament between Kolkata Knight Riders and KXIP on May 4.

At the toss, KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir flipped the coin in air and KXIP captain Murali Vijay called heads.

As the coin landed, the match referee Amit Sharma announced that it was tails, which meant KKR had won the toss.

In a moment of confusion however, the former Team India director declared Vijay as the winner, offering him the first option.

The two captains were clearly taken aback and were left in an awkward position as they shook hands.

While several social media users termed the incident 'fishy', there is of course the possibility that Shastri did not hear Vijay clearly.

Was this a lapse in concentration on Shastri's part or something else? Watch and decide...

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IPL 2017 Points Table

TEAMS MP Won Lost Pts
MI 14 10 4 20
RPS 14 9 5 18
SRH 14 8 5 17
KKR 14 8 5 16
KXIP 14 7 7 14
DD 14 6 8 12
GL 14 4 10 8
RCB 14 3 10 7


1 David Warner
2 Gautam Gambhir
KKR | 498 Runs
3 Shikhar Dhawan
SRH | 479 Runs


1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
26 Wickets
2 Jaydev Unadkat
RPS | 24 Wickets
3 Jasprit Bumrah
MI | 20 Wickets