Finland set up bizarre roster against England XI at European Cricket Championship

Cártama, first published on October 2, 2021, 13:01 IST

Fans have witnessed many highlights in the sport of cricket, besides seeing some weird ones. As for odd times, it ranges from hilarious outings to interruptions by dogs and streakers, and many more.

However, on this occasion it was linked to the defensive side. In a match between Finland and England XI at the European Cricket Championship, the former, who first bowled after winning the toss, decided to start the match with something weird. As fashion designer Amjad Sher prepared to launch the first delivery, he put together eight slips and one leg slip.

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The setup surprised quite a few fans, including the commentator, who said on air: “Oh my gosh, my grace, look at this field. We have eight slips and one leg slip for the first ball of the game that will be played by Amjad Sher, well that’s amazing.

As Sher played the first pitch, it turned out to be a swinger, as the batter tried to play him. The bowling alley brought to the wicket, which went for a brief call, but to no avail.

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Last updated on October 2, 2021, 1:04 PM IST

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