18 Nov

Crowd trouble erupts in India-Sri Lanka ODI, MS Dhoni takes a nap on the field

first_imgAnnoyed with yet another lackluster Sri Lanka performance in the ongoing ODI series against India, fans at Pallekele threw bottles on the ground to disrupt the visitors’ victory march.India have dominated Sri Lanka on their long tour of the islands. The tourists had whitewashed Sri Lanka in three-Test series and won the first two ODIs.Photo Credit: AP Sri Lanka had shown some spunk in the second ODI, also played at Pallekele but Bhuvneshwar Kumar and MS Dhoni stole victory from the jaws of defeat on Thursday.In the third ODI of the five-match series, the hosts had another miserable day with the bat as Jasprit Bumrah pocketed his first wicket-haul. However, defending a paltry 217, Sri Lanka picked up four early wickets.But Rohit Sharma smashed his 12th hundred while Dhoni carved out a stylish half century to take India within eight runs of a win before trouble erupted in the stands.Jeez… this is sad to see !!! Never seen that before.. very very disappointing!!!- Russel Arnold (@RusselArnold69) August 27, 2017The umpires called the Sri Lankan fielders to the middle of the field as the players waited for the security personnel to bring the situation under control.I feel like l just fell in to a deep dark hole… so sad.. Embarrassed !! Apologies to everyone if it means anything at all !!- Russel Arnold (@RusselArnold69) August 27, 2017Meanwhile, Dhoni used the interval to take a short nap on the field, prompting funny remarks from the commentators on air.last_img

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