Do anyone had seen ever a batsman getting run out twice on a ball? You would see all of this stuffs only in BBL as the entertainment is crossing the heights with more and more uniqueness. The incident was caught up in match between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Thunders in which Strikers batsman Jake Weatherald got himself out twice as run out, one with getting short off crease at non strikers end while other came with running towards strikers end and getting run out. This was quite unique call to get out. He was playing at a score of 31 runs off 26 balls.
The delivery was bowled by Green in which Philip Salt who hit ball towards Green where ball hit on his hand and gone towards stumps of non strikers end. At that time Weatherald bat was In air which eventually get out. Immediately, Green applied for run out and misconceptions came right between both the batsman and Jake Weatherald ran towards strikers end where Wicket keeper Sam Billings with a bizarre run out came out.
The decision was gone to third umpire where it was seen his bat was on air at non strikers end and got out himself.
Video went viral
The run out video was got to much involved in social media that it gets viral within a short span with some of comments as “terrible running” or “Weatherald, what is he doing?”.
“Jake Weatherald, what he is doing!? Terrible running. Weatherald has had a couple of close shaves with run outs. This time he finally gets one done”. Said by Brendon Julian in commentary box.
Many commentators also said after seeing this bizarre run out by saying
“I just noticed there, it is almost like the teapot. He was standing there with his hand on his hip, backing up, Jake Weatherald” said by Brett Lee.
“He was not backing up, he is just standing there. Good players, but got to wake up when he is running between wickets” said by Waugh.
“No that is a first for sure. We thought it was tight at the bowlers end but he was certainly out twice” said by Jason Gillespie.