IPL 7: Kieron Pollard-Mitchell Starc Involved in Ugly On-Field Spat

An ugly mid-pitch altercation between Mumbai Indians' Kieron Pollard and Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Mitchell Starc spoilt an exciting game of cricket at the Wankhede stadium.

updated: May 07, 2014 08:32 IST
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An ugly on-field altercation between Kieron Pollard and Mitchell Starc marred the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Wankhede stadium on Tuesday.

The angry confrontation took place in the 17th over of the of the Mumbai innings between the MI batsman and RCB pacer. As Starc was running in to bowl the 5th ball of the 17th over, Pollard, who was distracted for some reason, backed away from the crease. (Scorecard | Highlights | Standings)

The Aussie pacer, however, still fired the ball at Pollard, getting the Trinidadian hot under the collar. Pollard flung the bat at the bowler, but, luckily, it slipped out of his hand and dropped near him.

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