The incident supplied moments of welcome hilarity for commentators and spectators alike
Pitch invasion appears to have turn into a standard characteristic of dwell cricket matches lately. The newest incident, nonetheless, includes a furry golden canine whose neat fielding expertise have received him viral fame.
The hilarious incident occurred throughout the semi-final of the Ladies’s All-Eire T20 between Bready Cricket Membership and Civil Service North or Eire Cricket Membership in Magheramason.
Because the batter hit the ball in the direction of brief third man for double and the fielder threw it again, viewers out of the blue noticed the canine — with its black leash trailing behind it — run out onto the sector. When the wicket keeper tried to hit the stumps and missed, the canine hurriedly snapped up the ball and started operating away, as gamers tried to chase it down.
It lastly stopped operating after a participant calmed it down and retrieved the ball so the match might resume.
The incident supplied moments of welcome hilarity for commentators and spectators alike.
Nothing higher than this can occur all summer time pic.twitter.com/dSg6DfAaxy
— Peter Miller (@TheCricketGeek) September 11, 2021
The brief clip was initially shared by the official account of Eire’s Ladies Cricket with the quip: “Nice fielding…by a small furry pitch invader.”
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It was then re-tweeted by Peter Miller, Head of PR and Communications, Caribbean Premier League — and has since garnered 1.9 million views and counting.
The four-legged fielder impressed netizens along with his distinctive fielding. “Canines needs to be used as sub fielders in cricket – change my thoughts,” challenged one amused netizen.