After almost eight months, the PSL 2020 was finally resumed as it had to postponed due to the COVID19 outbreak. During the Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings, a very unusual yet funny encounter occurred as a canine halted the play as he was seen roaming around the field of play. The play was only resumed after the groundsmen cleared the dog from the field.
The first round of the playoffs we witnessed Karachi King’s lock horns with Multan Sultans. Driven by Imad Wasim, KK prevailed upon the Super spine chiller to book a seat in the final. In the Pursuit of a target of 142, Karachi finished on 141 all courtesy a fifty run knock from Babar Azam.
Later on, the match ended in a tie which resulted in a super over. In the Super Over, Karachi batted first in the super in which they scored 14 runs. In return, Multan didn’t lose any wicket yet neglected to pursue down the objective of 14.
Dog Stops Play During PSL 2020 Playoffs
In between all this, it was nothing but a dog who decided to wander around the field of play which resulted in bringing the match to a halt. The episode occurred before the beginning of the fourteenth over of Karachi’s innings. Though the little distraction from the canine’s interference didn’t affect batsmen as they added another 26 runs off the following 21 balls.
PSL 2020 is being played before void stands because of COVID-19. It is the subsequent first-class competition that is being played in Pakistan since March. Several foreign players like Darren Sammy, Mahmudullah, James Vince etc decided to opt-out of the rescheduled Pakistan Super League which is played in Pakistan behind closed doors.
We have a new friend in the ground. pic.twitter.com/INLegMyoZs
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) November 14, 2020