A five-match ODI series is being played between Sri Lanka and Australia, the third match of which was played in Colombo. The host team won this match by 6 wickets, with which the Sri Lankan team has also taken a 2-1 lead in the series. A very funny incident happened during this match which hardly any cricket fan would have seen before. This incident is related to umpire Kumar Dharmasena, whose video is becoming quite viral on social media.
This viral video was caught on camera during the Australian innings. Wicket-keeper batsman Alex Carey was batting for the visiting team. In such a situation, he made a shot on a ball from the Lankan bowler towards square leg. This shot went straight to the umpire, after which Kumar Dharmasena appeared in the catching position after seeing the ball. On seeing the umpire, it seemed as if he had made up his mind to catch the ball, but in the end it did not happen and he let the ball go.
Let us inform that after seeing this video of Kumar Dharmasena, it has become viral on social media. On the other hand, fans are constantly sharing photos related to this incident. It is worth noting that Kumar Dharmasena had served the Sri Lanka cricket team before becoming an umpire. He played 31 Tests and 141 ODIs in his career.
If we talk about the match played between Sri Lanka and Australia, then the visitors decided to bat first after winning the toss, after which Australia scored 292 runs on the basis of the half-centuries of Travis Head (70) and Aaron Finch (62). given the target. While chasing the target, Pathum Nisanka scored a century, while Kushal Mendis scored 87 runs and contributed significantly to the team’s victory. Sri Lanka won the match by 6 wickets to take a 2-1 lead.