Sports Cricket 10 Dec 2019 Snake at Andhra-Vida ...

Snake at Andhra-Vidarbha game

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Dec 10, 2019, 1:20 am IST
Updated Dec 10, 2019, 9:03 am IST
Vidarbha won the toss and chose to field first.
A Vidarbha fielder watches the snake that entered the ground during their match against Andhra in Vijayawada on Monday.
 A Vidarbha fielder watches the snake that entered the ground during their match against Andhra in Vijayawada on Monday.

Vijayawada: The season-opening Ranji Trophy cricket match between Andhra and Vidarbha was interrupted for a while on Monday by an unexpected guest arriving at the Mulapadu Cricket stadium here.

Vidarbha won the toss and chose to field first. However, shortly afterwards, a snake appeared on the ground, causing the fielding players worry.

 

The umpires stopped the game. The match resumed after the snake was driven out of the stadium.

Speaking to DC a senior member of ACA said that the snake welcomed the Vidharbha team as their logo itself is a snake. He also opined that the Vidharbha team felt happy with the welcome as they entered the ground, and also played with confidence.

Vidharbha was the champions for rhe past two seasons.

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