Cricket world stunned by 'freakiest run-out in history'

the latest tech news, global tech news daily, tech news today, startups, usa tech, asia tech, china tech, eu tech, global tech, in-depth electronics reviews, 24h tech news, 24h tech news, top mobile apps, tech news daily, gaming hardware, big tech news, useful technology tips, expert interviews, reporting on the business of technology, venture capital funding, programing language

Cricket world stunned by 'freakiest run-out in history'

If you think you’ve seen it all in cricket, think again.

the latest tech news, global tech news daily, tech news today, startups, usa tech, asia tech, china tech, eu tech, global tech, in-depth electronics reviews, 24h tech news, 24h tech news, top mobile apps, tech news daily, gaming hardware, big tech news, useful technology tips, expert interviews, reporting on the business of technology, venture capital funding, programing language

Andre Russell can consider himself extremely unlucky after he fell victim to one of the most bizarre run-outs ever seen on a cricket field.

The West Indies all-rounder was batting for Minister Group Dhaka against the Khulna Tigers in the Bangladesh T20 Premier League when disaster struck.

Global Tech News Daily

In the 15th over, Russell nudged a delivery from Thisara Perera onto the off side and took off for a quick single.

Mahedi Hasna, fielding at short third man, threw down the stumps at the strikers end but Russell’s batting partner Mohammad Mahmudullah was switched on and just made it inside his crease.

Global Tech News Daily

Meanwhile, assuming crisis had been averted, Russell was casually jogging to the nonstrikers end.

But in a case of extreme bad luck, the ball had actually ricocheted off the stumps at the strikers end and somehow flew down the entire pitch and knocked the bails off the stumps at Russell’s end.

You think you’ve seen it all, then this comes around..just unbelievable! #BPL2022 #Russellrunout pic.twitter.com/77Ly9gYB0M

— Hemant (@hemantbuch) January 23, 2022

Russell was way out of his crease and could barely believe it when he was run-out. He could only offer a wry smile as he had to make his way back to the pavilion for seven.

Cricket fans said they had never seen anything like it as footage of the unusual run-out went viral on social media.

Former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer tweeted: “I’ve been playing cricket and watching cricket all my life. Never have I seen something like this. Just unbelievable.”

Ex-Australian captain Lisa Sthalekar said: “Well well well. This is very unlucky ….can’t believe that Russell was run out at the nonstrikers end.”

Harsh Jain added: “This is literally the FREAKIEST run-out in the history of cricket!!!”

The Khulna Tigers won the match by five wickets as they chased down the target of 183 set by Russell’s Ministry of Dakar.

While Russell was hard done by, he was fairly run out, because the ball was not dead when it hit the stumps at the nonstrikers end.

According to the laws of cricket, the ball becomes dead when:

– it is finally settled in the hands of the wicketkeeper or of the bowler

– a boundary is scored

– a batter is dismissed. The ball will be deemed to be dead from the instant of the incident causing the dismissal.

News Related

OTHER NEWS

Auckland lab theft: $500 reward for stolen reader crucial to new Covid-19 diagnostic test

A $500 reward is being offered for the return of a stolen instrument that is crucial to an Auckland laboratory’s newly developed Covid-19 diagnostic test. Pictor Limited is desperate to ... Read more »

Car loses control and plunges into Whanganui River

No one was injured or hurt after a car lost control and crashed into the Whanganui River overnight. Police were alerted to the crash on Somme Parade just after 3am. ... Read more »

Premier Cricket: Melville claim fifth Twenty20 title after overcoming Subiaco-Floreat

Melville have further cemented their reputation as the State’s top Twenty20 club after overcoming Subiaco-Floreat with just two balls to spare at the WACA Ground. Chasing 120 for victory, Brad ... Read more »

Jason Gillespie doesn't want to replace Justin Langer as Australian coach

Former Test fast bowler Jason Gillespie has reached out to Justin Langer after his messy exit as Australian coach but doesn’t want to replace him. Gillespie, coach of South Australia ... Read more »

Anthony Wheble prison attack case: Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of fellow inmate

A prisoner with a violent history who was set to go to trial on Tuesday for a brutal attack – in which he was accused of kicking a fellow inmate ... Read more »

Focus Live: Omicron 'set to accelerate quickly' - PM Jacinda Ardern

February 8 2022 “We were able to essentially stamp out Delta. With Omicron, we won't be able to do that,” PM Jacinda Ardern said of the Omicron outbreak. Read more »

Scare-mongering baby formula pamphlet removed by Counties Manukau DHB after online fury

Fury has sparked online after a new mum was given a pamphlet by Middlemore Hospital staff saying formula-fed babies are more likely to develop childhood cancers and obesity. Counties Manukau ... Read more »

Fines totalling $26,000 for illegal Hawke's Bay fires

Fines totalling $26,000 have been imposed in relation to Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s two Resource Management Act prosecutions for smoke pollution from rubbish fires near Hastings. James Collier McIlroy was ... Read more »

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: Text, email booster alerts for 1 million NZers

A million people due to get their booster shots will begin receiving text message or email alerts from today, as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern promises $400,000 to rural communities to ... Read more »

Local artist honours Star Wars actor with a taonga

When Graham Hoete was five years old, he would draw Star Wars doodles in his maths book. Now the Māori multi-disciplinary artist is carving for the franchise itself. Pāpāmoa-based Hoete, ... Read more »

River level up but Tararua council still wary about water supply

The rain over the weekend was what Dannevirke had been waiting for, but it still may not have been enough to ease water restrictions. Tararua District Council group manager of ... Read more »

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: Jacinda Ardern promises help for farmers

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised $400,000 to rural communities to deal with disruption from Covid. The PM arrived at the press conference with Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins. “Cases ... Read more »

Results from the Aria Waitangi Day Sports Shears

“A bit of rain never hurt anyone” was the motto at the Aria Waitangi Day Sports Shears, which went ahead on Sunday, despite an afternoon deluge. Almost 50 shearers and ... Read more »

Napier man found guilty of 'serious thuggery' on drunken sailor

A Napier man has been found guilty of a “serious piece of thuggery” after a court heard he punched a drunken sailor seven times and stomped three times on his ... Read more »

Will Pucovski will make first class return 12 months after his Test debut

If not for a training mishap and yet another concussion, Will Pucovski could this week have been using the Sheffield Shield restart to warm up for a tour of Pakistan ... Read more »

Old Tip Top classic Kiwi ice cream Dessertalicious makes comeback

For years many Kiwis labelled it the “best ice cream ever”. Now, after nearly a decade in the wilderness – it’s finally back. Tip Top has caved in to public ... Read more »

Dilworth School sex abuse: Alister Harlow caught in bed spooning boy

An assistant house master at Dilworth School was caught in bed spooning a young boy in 1994 and was told to leave the dormitory, court documents reveal. It’s one incident ... Read more »

Controversial businessman Troy Bowker makes $35,000 NZ First donation, Winston Peters says Bowker a 'friend'

Controversial businessman Troy Bowker donated $35,000 to NZ First last year, including a $10,000 donation made the same day he donated $5,000 to the Act Party. Any donations of over ... Read more »

Covid-19 Omicron: Thousands of anti-mandate protesters 'in it for the long haul'

Thousands of anti-mandate protesters gathered on Parliament’s lawn have said they’re “in for the long haul” and intend to stay for days. Major highways into Wellington were brought to a ... Read more »

Taranaki man admits repeatedly groping a young, sleeping girl's bottom

A man who repeatedly preyed on a sleeping girl by groping her bottom told police he wasn’t sure what motivated his sexual offending. On three separate occasions last year, in ... Read more »

Focus Live: PM's first Parliamentary speech of 2022

February 8 2022 PM Jacinda Ardern and National Party leader Chris Luxon deliver their first Parliamentary speeches of 2022. Read more »

Andy Lee's nightmare interview with 'brat' Justin Bieber

The Aussie star didn’t hold back when recounting the painful details of his worst celebrity interview on-air today. Australian comedian and broadcaster Andy Lee didn’t hold back when he dished ... Read more »

Australia names Test squad for first Pakistan tour in 24 years

Australia have named an 18-man squad for their first Test tour of Pakistan in 24 years. Pat Cummins’ team will attempt to put the Justin Langer saga behind them when ... Read more »

Cricket-New Zealand 'very confident' Williamson's elbow will recover: Stead

(Reuters) – New Zealand have brushed off concerns that captain Kane Williamson could be permanently plagued by his long-standing elbow injury. © Reuters/JOHN SIBLEY FILE PHOTO: ICC World Test Championship ... Read more »

Tesla subpoenaed over Elon Musk's 'funding secured' tweet

Elon Musk faces a legal challenge after a tweet about Tesla, in a fresh blow for the world’s largest carmaker. The US stock market watchdog issued a legal request to ... Read more »

Gillespie: I don't want to coach Australia

Jason Gillespie says he doesn't want to coach Australia's cricket team while describing Justin Langer's messy exit from the job as “heartbreaking”. Gillespie, who is South Australia's coach and a ... Read more »

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: Jacinda Ardern to speak as Parliament gets back to work

The Prime Minister is expected to address the public at 4pm after Parliament sat for the first time this year and protesters gathered outside. The Government faces ongoing scrutiny from ... Read more »

Hamilton Central makes top 10 list of NZ places with highest rate of collisions

Hamilton Central is one of the Top 10 places in New Zealand for vehicle collisions, according to State Insurance motor claims figures. State is urging drivers to take extra caution ... Read more »

Prince Charles personally called Harry to tell him Camilla would become Queen Consort - report

It is understood Prince Charles personally told Harry Camilla would become Queen. The Sun reports the Prince of Wales let both Harry and William know it was the Queen’s “sincere ... Read more »

Focus: Pain at the pump continues for Kiwis

The pain at the pump continues for Kiwis as some fuels now exceed $3 a litre. AA principal advisor Terry Collins explains what’s causing the surge in prices. Video / ... Read more »

MetService Christchurch weather: February 9th

MetService Christchurch weather: February 9th. Read more »

MetService Severe weather: February 8th

MetService Severe weather: February 8th. Read more »

MetService National weather: February 8th-10th

MetService National weather: February 8th-10th. Read more »

MetService Wellington weather: February 9th

MetService Wellington weather: February 9th. Read more »

Watch: Covid 19 Omicron outbreak - Ardern expected to speak, Parliament gets back to work

The Prime Minister is expected to address the public at 4pm after Parliament sat for the first time this year and protesters gathered outside. The Government faces ongoing scrutiny from ... Read more »

Herald afternoon quiz: February 8

Test your brains with the Herald’s afternoon quiz. Be sure to check back on nzherald.co.nz for the morning quiz tomorrow. To challenge yourself with more quizzes, CLICK HERE. Read more »

Farms in Taranaki bear brunt of weekend's deluge

By Sally Murphy of RNZ Heavy rain in Taranaki at the weekend has caused huge damage to farms, washing away baleage and bridges. Some farms in the region have reported ... Read more »

Women's Ashes 2022 third ODI: Australia v England – live!

LIVE – Updated at 23:25 Over-by-over report: The multi-format series wraps up with the final one-day international at Junction Oval in Melbourne. Join Geoff Lemon for updates.   23:25 5th ... Read more »

Thai sex workers on trial accused of defrauding three men of $250k

Two Thai sex workers are accused of defrauding three Waikato men of more than $250k by making up a multitude of lies around why they needed the money. Nualpan Coxon, ... Read more »

Beijing Winter Olympics: Chinese speed skater's 'suspect' act caught on camera

Questions are being asked after a Chinese speed skater appeared to flick a marker underneath the skate of her Canadian opponent, which some believe caused her to fall during a ... Read more »