Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz has been accused of missing match consciousness following an uncommon dismissal throughout Thursday night’s T20 World Cup victory over South Africa on the SCG.
The Pakistanis had been 4/95 within the thirteenth over when Proteas spinner Tabraiz Shamsi trapped Nawaz (28 off 22 balls) on the entrance pad, interesting for LBW.
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After umpire Chris Gaffaney raised the dreaded finger, Nawaz was additionally run out from a direct hit by South Africa’s Lungi Ngidi at brief third man.
The 28-year-old, fuming at teammate Iftikhar Ahmed for sending him again, marched off the sector in disgust, presumably believing he had been run out.
However replays confirmed that Nawaz edged the ball onto his entrance pad, that means the LBW choice would have been overturned if he had known as for a assessment.
And since the run out befell after Gaffaney awarded the dismissal, it will have been deemed a deal ball, that means Nawaz survives.
The ICC Taking part in Circumstances state: “If following a Participant Evaluate request, an unique choice of Out is modified to Not out, then the ball continues to be deemed to have turn into useless when the unique choice was made.”
Indian commentator Harsha Bhogle tweeted: “That needs to be among the many stranger dismissals I’ve seen.
“Can perceive Nawaz not realising the umpire had given him out lbw however Iftikhar would have recognized. Or did he miss it too? A assessment would have saved the batter.”
Nawaz’s dismissal introduced all-rounder Shadab Khan to the crease, who proceeded to smack the second-fastest fifty by a Pakistani in males’s T20I historical past, reaching the milestone in simply 20 deliveries.
Pakistan mustered 9/185 from their 20 overs with South Africa in the end shedding the rain-affected contest by 33 runs by way of the DLS Technique.
The Pakistanis will subsequent face Bangladesh at Adelaide Oval on Sunday afternoon, with the primary ball scheduled for 3pm AEDT.