Batter Forgets To Wear Pads During Match, Hilarious Video Takes Twitter By Storm. Watch
While cricket is a competitive and serious sport, there are times when humorous incidents can happen on the field. Having said that, in a strange twist, a hilarious incident has gone viral on social media. During a village cricket match in Great Britain, a hitter ran out to hit the ball, but forgot to put on his pad. After realizing the same, the hitter can be seen running back to the dugout while the opposing players and the referee are equally laughing.
The player in the video is Martin Hughes, who plays for the Southend Civic Cricket Club.
The video of the incident was shared by That so Village on their official Twitter.
– Indeed Village (@ThatsSoVillage) July 20, 2022
Since then, the video has gone viral, garnering more than 11,000 likes and over 1,200 retweets.
Reacting to the video, netizens shared some interesting scenes.
Here’s how fans received the video:
“I had to take orders at least once because a teammate did this,” one fan tweeted.
I had to fulfill an order at least once because a teammate did it
– Jameson Tucker (@jwdtucker) July 20, 2022
“I remember one time I was sure it had to be 11/12, number 3 walked out, he realized he only had one glove and said I would put it on. Hit the first ball,” one users tweet.
I remember one time I had to be 11/12, number 3 walked out, he realized he only had one glove and said I would put it on. Head over the first ball
– Hector Cunha Mian (@mr_humz) July 20, 2022
“I have a teammate who never wears a box. He says it’s to make sure he never loses focus!,” another user tweeted.
I have a teammate who never wears a box. He said it was to make sure he never lost focus!!
– Mark Doig (@MarkDoigFC) July 20, 2022
“I tell you this is absolutely the main village,” another user wrote.
I tell you this is absolutely the main village.
– Martin Stabrey (@stabestweet) July 20, 2022
“cricket village still delivering haha,” another comment read.
@ Pikeyz82 cricket village is still delivering haha
– Jeff Sheppard (@ Orca73) July 20, 2022
“The same thing happened to me. I went to hit the bat, but after playing 2 balls, I found out that my gloves were missing,” another fan commented.
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