Explainer: Neil Wagner’s run-out

In their first innings in Christchurch, New Zealand lost their tenth wicket in unusual circumstances, when the third umpire ruled Neil Wagner run out despite his having grounded his bat before wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan’s flick had disturbed the bails.

Rather than drag his bat past the crease, Wagner had plonked it in and then lifted it; at the point when the bails came off, Wagner’s entire body was past the crease, but entirely airborne, with his bat and both feet off …

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