Due to their rapid glovework, wicketkeepers frequently stump batters; yet, it hardly rarely happens that they are dismissed after a postponed stumping. In the Vitality Blast, Haider Ali fell victim to one such incident when his strange singles attempt resulted in his amusing expulsion.
Vitality Blast Never Fails to Produce Memorable Moments
The Vitality Blast is taking place in England, and so far, the competition has constantly provided memorable moments. Derbyshire played Birmingham, and the latter team won by a margin of six wickets. Leus du Plooy scored the most runs for Derbyshire, but Haider Ali took all the attention with the way he was dismissed.
Bizarre Dismissal of Haider Ali is Talk of the Town
Haider Ali and Luis Reece gave Derbyshire’s side a strong start as they chased a 204-run goal. He had 48 runs to his name when Danny Briggs arrived to bowl the 11th over. On the second ball, Haide moved down the pitch, and Briggs blasted the delivery outside off on a full length. The Pakistani hitter was out-of-sorts, and Alex Davies, the wicketkeeper, had a chance to stump him out. The wicketkeeper made a small mistake, but after that, he tried to stump the ball but failed. But that was where things started to get strange. Even though the wicketkeeper had the ball in his hands, Haider Ali abruptly began racing for a single. Haider was caught in the middle of the ground after Davies dislodged the bails. The square leg umpire struck out the batter, who had a perplexed expression. On social media, Haider received harsh criticism for speaking out in such a ridiculous way, and the episode generated a lot of comments.
Watch the Video of Uncommon Way of Getting Out
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After Vitality Blast’s official Twitter account released the video on Twitter, internet users couldn’t stop giggling at the bizarre escape route. Because of how happy this kind of scenario makes people feel and how it also depresses cricket fans throughout the world, internet users are spreading the video and laughing aloud.
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