Shane Warne supported Smith over the occurring.
He had also officiated in the Qualifier 1 at the Chepauk.
Llong has officiated in 56 Tests, 123 ODIs and 32 T20Is and will be officiating in the upcoming ICC World Cup kicking off on May 30.
Poor umpiring has been a cause of concern in the IPL this year.
The umpire was made to pay Rs 5,000 to the Karnataka State Cricket Association as compensation.
Rahul stayed low to grab a sensational catch.
Even Hazlewood was happy with the catch and same was the case with Nigel Llong.
He further admitted resorting to time-wasting techniques.
He is from a very poor family. They buried him last night, said the Police.
To escape the swiftly approaching ball, Nigel Llong had to do some stretching and he was lucky enough to not injured.