New Zealand cricket match suspended as pitch invaded by bees
A cricket fit in New Zealand was suspended when the pitch become invaded by some uncommon traffic: a swarm of bees.
Canterbury and Wellington were playing a Plunket Shield suit at Basin Reserve in Wellington on Sunday while the bugs descended.
Photos of the incident display players and officials sitting and lying at the ground because the bees fly over the pitch.
BEE-cautious A swarm of bees popped in on the Cello BasinReserve for a more in-depth observe latest PlunketShield motion among reads a tweet from the Black Caps, the united states’s countrywide cricket team.
The incident passed off at some point of day two of the 4-day in shape, with play persevering with on Monday.
Canterbury ended Sunday 269 runs ahead, with six wickets in hand.
Bees have formerly disrupted cricket fits in the UK and South Africa.
In June 2019, a swarm of bees interrupted a Cricket World Cup in shape between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Durham, England, and a similar incident came about whilst the 2 groups confronted every different in Johannesburg, South Africa, years in advance.
In July, a person died and as a minimum five humans have been injured after a bee swarm assault in Arizona.