Steve Davis who gave Umar Akmal out has been widely criticized by both cricket analysts and commentators during the Pakistan-India match. Shoaib Akhtar even said that an official protest against the umpire must be registered. Along with Shoaib, Ramiz Raza and other commentators also criticized the decision

Umar Akmal was wrongful dismissal proved to be the game changer.

In Dunya news program, Saeed Ajmal and company said it wasn’t Umar Akmal’s fault that he was wrongly given out by Snicko technology.