‘This Is Bizarre’: Fans Slam Umpires As Error Leads To 5-Ball Over In AUS Vs AFG T20 WC Match

‘This Is Bizarre’: Fans Slam Umpires As Error Leads To 5-Ball Over In AUS Vs AFG T20 WC Match


Afghanistan vs Australia highlights: Australia, in their final T20 World Cup Super 12 match in Group 1, attained a 4-run win over Afghanistan in a tense thriller at Adelaide Oval to keep their semifinal hopes alive at the T20 World Cup 2022 on Friday. Invited to bat first, Glenn Maxwell (32-balls 54*) and Mitchell Marsh (45 off 30 balls) starred with the bat for Australia to power them to a respectable 168/8. In reply, Afghanistan were bundled out for 164/7 in their allotted 20 overs with Rashid Khan doing the bulk of scoring for his team with an unbeaten 48 off 23 balls.

Meanwhile, a huge umpiring blunder took place during Australia vs Afghanistan T20 World Cup match. Fans on Twitter have slammed umpires for not taking notice of Naveen-ul-Haq bowling only 5 balls in 4th over of the innings vs Australia. The blunder might affect Australia’s chances of making it to the T20 WC semi-finals, considering several other factors in the Group.

A Twitter user posted a screenshot on the microblogging site as per which Afghanistan pacer Naveen-ul-Haq bowled only 5 balls in the 4th over of the innings before the umpire brought the over to a conclusion. 

Australia vs Afghanistan – Brief Scores

Australia: 168 for 8 in 20 overs (Glenn Maxwell 54 not out, Mitchell Marsh 45; Naveen-ul-Haq 3/21).

Afghanistan: 164 for 7 in 20 overs (Rashid Khan 48 not out, Gulbadin Naib 39; Adam Zampa 2/22).

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