June 22, 2024

PAK vs AUS 2nd Test: Bizarre Scenes AT MCG As 3rd Umpire Goes Missing; He Was Later Found Stuck In A Lift

PAK vs AUS 2nd Test: Bizarre Scenes AT MCG As 3rd Umpire Goes Missing; He Was Later Found Stuck In A Lift As Netizens See The Funny Side
After third umpire Richard Illingworth did not make it to his chair by the time 2nd session started of Day 2 of 2nd PAK vs AUS Test, it was learnt that he was still stuck in the stadium lift.

In what was a pretty strange thing to happen in an international match, the third umpire was found missing. The incident happened on third day of the 2nd Test between Australia and Pakistan going on at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

After the players came out to the field from lunch, the game could not be resumed as the third umpire was not in his place. The confusion came to an end when the broadcasters informed where he had gone.

The third umpire for the 2nd Test is Richard Illingworth. He had not left the ground. Illingworth was inside the stadium only and was stuck in a lift at MCG, reported cricket.com.au. Picture of the missing third umpire went viral as the Netizens saw a funny side of it.

Even David Warner was seen laughing out loud on the field to see that an official had gone missing.

In his absence for a while, fourth umpire Phill Gillespie filled in as the make-shift third umpire. Netizens had a field day as they saw a funny side to the whole incident. ZN

(JKNEWS NATION)

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