Fans and experts were left stumped after the third umpire declared Sri Lanka opener Pathum Nissanka out in a strange fashing during their Asia Cup 2022 opening match against Afghanistan on Saturday, August 27.
The incident occurred when Afghan pacer Naveen-ul-Haq had Nissanka, caught behind and umpire Anil Kumar Chaudhary's finger went up.
A shocked Nissanka asks for a review. The third umpire feels there's a faint outside edge.
"I see a spike as the ball passes the bat. Satisfied bat involved," says the TV umpire.
But everyone was left stunned as there was just a murmur on UltraEdge, not a spike. The wicket left Sri Lanka reeling at 5-3.
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