Fans get amused as batsman forgets to wear pads while coming out to bat, video went viral
"Cricket is a funny game". It is not just a saying. In fact, we have seen many times that this game provides some unforgettable moments in history that are way above our expectations. Fans have witnessed many comedies of errors in history, like funny run-outs, fielding errors, and dropped catches.
But still, this game never stops providing such laughable moments for cricket lovers. One such video is getting viral on different social media platforms, which will surely be added to this list of the best cricketing blunders ever.
The video clip is from a cricket game of club cricket in the UK. This video features a batter named Martin Hughes coming out to bat after his team lost a wicket. Interestingly, the batter was seen coming out to bat without wearing the pad, which caught the attention of opposition players and in-field umpires.
Hence, players from the opposite team told him about his mistake, and after realising the blunder he made, the batter ran back to the dugout to wear his pads. Players, including the umpires, were seen laughing at the other end.
Martin Hughes represented Southend Civic Cricket Club in a club tournament and after this video clip went viral, he became the reason for a laugh for many fans. This video has 14500 likes and 1600 retweets so far. Fans are also enjoying and sharing their reactions on Twitter.
🤣🤣🤣🤣 It has got to be a hangover there is no other explanation 😂 https://t.co/9WvfJwilsW— Sir Nkuphu (@acenkuphu) July 20, 2022
It’s the swagger at the start that kills it 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/Mh2E5FKnKb— Konkrete (@konkrete21) July 20, 2022
Hilarios 🤣🤣🤣— 🇮🇳 ಗಣ ಭಟ್🇬🇧 (@ganabhat) July 21, 2022
Look at the professional TV coverage for this match and not wearing pads to bat ? wow! https://t.co/RAkto9haMQ
Priceless. Pure village. 🏏 https://t.co/90DMM7m5vX— Jeremy Blackmore (@JeremyB_Writer) July 21, 2022
If I was the bowler, I would have been livid if anyone had mentioned it to him. I know where the first ball would be going....— Paul Jude (@pauljude9) July 20, 2022
Cricket at its best :) https://t.co/tRUadsI1Cw— Swapnil Khardekar (@SwapKhardekar) July 21, 2022
Was surprised at how hard I laughed at this. Best. https://t.co/aT385qGCIX— Book him Dano (@lygoe_matt) July 21, 2022
And he was so positive as he wandered out 😂 https://t.co/ioctH1LeNd— ian swainston (@IanSwainston) July 21, 2022