Erasmus is a top umpire and it was a suprise to see him make such silly errors. Maybe the pressure of the occasion got to him.
Players, especially those in the national side, should realise that no one is bigger than the game. Every player, including the most famous and accomplished ones, should respect the rules of the game and the officials conducting it.
The TV replays seemed to suggest that it was Latham who had broken the stumps with his gloves. But former Kerala captain Ananthapadmanabhan ruled in favour of the Kiwis much to surprise of the players and the fans.
ICC International Panel umpires Anil Chaudhary, Madangopal Jayaraman and Virender Kumar Sharma as well as Rohan Pandit, Nikhil Patwardhan, Sadashiv Iyer, Ulhas Gandhe and Navdeep Singh Sidhu have also been included in A+ category.