Jake Weatherald: The batsman from Adelaide Strikers registered a rare-case scenario of getting run-out on both the ends.
During the 51st match of the ongoing 10th season of the Big Bash League between Sydney Thunder and Adelaide Strikers in Adelaide, Adelaide Strikers opening batsman Jake Weatherald was dismissed in an unusual manner.
It all happened on the penultimate delivery of the 10th over when Strikers batsman hit a straight drive off Sydney Thunder spinner Chris Green. While Salt timed the ball well, he hit it straight back to the stumps at the non-striker’s end.
Green, who touched the ball in his attempt to stop it before it touched the stumps, immediately appealed for a run-out realizing at Weatherald’s bat was in the airborne.
After the ball ricocheted off the stumps, Salt expressed interest in sneaking a single. Weatherald, who was initially found guilty of ball-watching, eventually responded to the call but couldn’t complete the run as he was short of his crease at the striker’s end.
It was only upon watching the reviews that the confusion settled and third umpire Greg Davidson ruled Weatherald out for the first appeal. Opening the batting with wicket-keeper batsman Alex Carey (29), Weatherald departed after scoring 31 (26) with the help of two fours and as many sixes.
Jake Weatherald gets run-out on both ends
What just happened?! Jake Weatherald somehow got run out at both ends, on the same ball! 🤯
— KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) January 24, 2021
How Twitterati reacted:
Almost too farcical for words. Great work by Chris Green on the first run out, and Sam Billings lucky not to injure himself flying for the second. https://t.co/ZOYbSkNKr1
— Rick Eyre on cricket (@rickeyrecricket) January 24, 2021
Hold on. Weatherald was run out at both ends!
— Tim Michell (@tim_michell) January 24, 2021
Jake Weatherald run out twice in one delivery #BBL10
— Andrew McGlashan (@andymcg_cricket) January 24, 2021
Weatherald has to be the worst at running between the wickets since Inzimam. Incredibly lazy all innings. Never seen someone run out twice in 1 play
— Kane Anderson (@DrKAndo) January 24, 2021
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