It is often said that a game of cricket is not over until the last ball is bowled or the last run scored. However, there have been situations, when the game of cricket was stopped due to weird reasons. At a time when international cricket is making a comeback albeit slowly from the time of the pandemic, such instances do make you think about the insecurity associated with the sport.
While the play has been often called off due to bad or poor light, sunshine has also acted as a hindrance in the game of cricket in New Zealand in the recent past. In this article, we look at 5 instances when the game of cricket was stopped due to weird reasons.
5 instances when the game of cricket was stopped due to weird reasons:
1. Highway Closure Due to Fog
Afghanistan recently beat Ireland 3-0 in an ODI series which was a part of the Cricket World Cup Super League. In the series, the third and final game started an hour late as the team bus reached the stadium late due to fog. As a result of the fog, the highway was closed which meant that the players were not able to reach the stadium on time.
However, due to the Cricket World Cup Super League, there are no dead rubbers, which means both teams have more incentive than usual.