The cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa was interrupted by a swarm of bees flying over the pitch. To save themselves from being stung, all the players and the umpire ended up lying down on the grass. It's safe to say this gave Twitter the reason to crack some jokes.
Cricket World Cup 🏏 #CWC19— Abhijit Dan (@nowabhijit) June 28, 2019
No,They are not performing YOGA.🤣😎
Today’s game between Sri Lanka 🇱🇰 and South Africa 🇿🇦 was stopped due to a large amount of bees passing over the stadium.🐝 #SAvSL #SLvSA pic.twitter.com/OK1bP6jFpk
Buzz off 🐝🐝🐝— Tracy Jacobs 🐱 #CatsagainstBrexit (@law83692622) June 28, 2019
Rain stops the play.— Rashmitha Sai (@sai_rashmi15) June 28, 2019
Bee stops the play.
Next......... Lol #SLvSA
Those bees have BEEn there before!— FlashScore Cricket Commentators (@FlashCric) June 28, 2019
Unbeelievable— 𝒜𝓃𝓊𝓅𝒶𝓂 (@Anupam183) June 28, 2019
Naughty Bees 🐝🐝 🐝— ຸ (@GungHoSports) June 28, 2019
Government offices after lunch break. pic.twitter.com/yAlQGVD0O2— Kuptaan 🇮🇳 (@Kuptaan) June 28, 2019
Bees ended up there to provide much needed nectar to that dull game I suppose. 🙇😂🐝— Arjun (@LifeIsAnElation) June 28, 2019
Everybody down!— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) June 28, 2019
The bees caused a stoppage in play in Chester-le-Street.
Watch it here: https://t.co/EUXTKFcSt3 #SLvSA #CWC19
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