New Delhi: In a rare and unique incident, Spider-cam crashed into South African pacer, Anrich Nortje during ongoing Boxing Day test match. The match is being played between Australia and South Africa at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The impact left the speedster flat on the ground. The incident was not serious as Nortje escaped unhurt.
Nortje hit by Spider-cam
In the ongoing second test match, while Australia was batting a piece of camera equipment like a cable fell on the Nortje. After 47th over when Australia were on 176 runs for 2 wickets when the bizarre incident took place. Nortje was taking his position on the ground when spider-cam rammed into him.
Following the incident, the video went viral across the social media platforms. In the video Nortje can be seen falling flat on the ground after being hit by the spider-cam.
Who said cricket isn’t a contact sport?
South African player Anrich Nortje hit by the aerial camera at the #BoxingDayTest
Meanwhile Warner has his century & Australia only two wickets down and 2 runs away from SA’s first innings total (Warner on 115 & Smith on 39) pic.twitter.com/ZafPYIJPue
— The Sage (@SarkySage) December 27, 2022
Knocked-off 1 wicket
The South African pacer finished day 2 while taking one wicket at the cost of 50 runs. After dismissing Steve Smith, the former Australian captain went on pavilion after scoring 85 runs. Captain, Dean Elgar took 25th over break to bring back Anrich Nortje, in the final session of the day.
David Warner remain the hero of the second day, scored his double century on his 100th test match. Warner scripted history while playing 254 balls until he declared retired hurt.
It was not only one Australian injury, all-rounder Cameron Green was seen unstable the ball hits on his fingers, the blood was seen coming out off the Anrich Nortje bowling in 85th over.
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