Watch: Snake Enters The Ground To Stop The Play During IND vs SA 2nd T20I In Guwahati
Watch: Snake Enters The Ground To Stop The Play During IND vs SA 2nd T20I In Guwahati

A snake entered the ground to interrupt the play during the second match of the three-match T20I series between Rohit Sharma-led India National Cricket Team and Temba Bavuma-led South Africa National Cricket Team at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati on Sunday, October 2.

The bizarre incident took place after the 7th over of the first innings of the match. A few South Africa National Cricket Team players pointed out that a snake has entered the field and the play was stopped for a while.

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India vs South Africa 2nd T20I
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The ground staff present at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati was ready with the necessary equipment and they rushed onto the ground to remove the snake and the matter was sorted in a couple of minutes. While the matter was being sorted out by the ground staff, the players took an unofficial drink break.

Watch: Snake Interrupts The Play During IND vs SA 2nd T20I In Guwahati

Earlier, South Africa National Cricket Team won the toss and elected to bowl first in the match. They made a sole change as the highest-ranked spinner in the ICC T20I rankings, Tabraiz Shamsi, was dropped and pacer Lungi Ngidi was included in the playing XI. India, on the other hand, fielded an unchanged playing XI.

KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav. PC- BCCI
KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav. PC- BCCI

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul provided India with a great start in the match with the latter being the aggressor. At the end of the powerplay, the Men In Blue were at 57/0.

Meanwhile, India National Cricket Team kicked off the series with a brilliant victory over the Proteas in the first T20I at the Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday, September 28 and they have a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series.

India VS South Africa (Image Credits: Twitter)
India VS South Africa (Image Credits: Twitter)

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