The batsman attempts to duck but the ball ends up hitting his face, leaving the bowler into a fit of laughter. England pacer Jofra Archer also retweeted the video with an emoji of ‘thinking face’.
— Jofra Archer (@JofraArcher) 1590316056000
The viral video drew funny comments. “What’s the moisture level of that pitch? Looks a bit green?” one user wrote.
@crickshouts What’s the moisture level of that pitch? Looks a bit green?
— autothrottle ✈️ 🇦🇺 🇭🇰 (@autothrottle) 1590293693000
“That’s a thing of beauty. I loved the bowler’s apology,” wrote one more user tongue in cheek.
@crickshouts That’s a thing of beauty. I loved the bowler’s apology
— Alan Wood (@alwoodswork) 1590262608000
Cricket is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic which has brought the world to a standstill. It is clear that cricket buffs are missing the action on the pitch.
The BCCI is looking at a September 25 to November 1 window for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the board is clear that fan safety is the priority as pointed out by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, IANS had reported on Saturday.