During Match 15 between B-Love Kandy and Jaffna Kings, a snake seen behind the boundary lines. During the 18th over of the second innings, cameras captured a snake crawling beneath the advertising displays on the boundary.
The Lanka Premier League 2023 is in full swing, with spectators witnessing thrilling action in the first 15 matches of the campaign. The league, on the other hand, gained news for a strange snake appearance during the second game of the season. On Saturday, August 12, the reptile made another appearance during the 15th match of the season.
During the 18th over of the second innings of the game between Jaffna Kings and B-Love Kandy at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, cameras captured a snake creeping beneath the advertising screens on the boundary. When the cameramen noticed the unexpected visitor, they hurriedly moved away from their boundary lines position. Meanwhile, former South African cricketer Shaun Pollock, who commentating on the game, observed. ” Maybe he’s come to take over the job from the camera men.”
Watch the incident here:
B-Love Kandy won by 8 runs to rise to the top of the points table
Returning to Match 15, B-Love Kandy batted first and produced 178/8 in their allotted 20 overs against Jaffna Kings. Mohammad Haris top-scored for his team with an innings of 81 (51) that included 10 fours and two sixes. Jaffna were in serious danger at 51/4 after 8.3 overs, with Rahmanullah Gurbaz (1 off 2), Nishan Madushka (8 off 9), Charith Asalanka (2 off 7) and Chris Lynn (27 off 26) all out.
Shoaib Malik (55* off 37), David Miller (24 off 16), and captain Thisara Perera (36 off 20) fought their hardest to send his team over the line, but they finished nine runs short. Angelo Mathews shined with the ball for Kandy, bowling 3/10 in 3 overs. While Haris named Player of the Match for his brilliant 81.