Pakistan’s pacer, Haris Rauf who is currently playing in Big Bash League for the Melbourne Stars was seen having a ‘COVID-safe’ wicket celebration. This Haris Rauf wicket celebration in Big Bash League phrases everyone.
This incident happened in the rescheduled 27th match of the bbl between Melbourne Stars and Perth Scorchers on 11th January.
Haris Rauf wicket celebration in Big Bash League
Haris Rauf who was introduced in the bowling attack in the third over of the game struck the wicket of Kurtis Patterson on the second ball of his spell. He bowled a full delivery angling away outside off stump on which Patterson tried to drive but unfortunately got an edge and the keeper caught a good low catch.
After this wicket, Haris Rauf was seen doing a celebration in which he does the gesture of using the hand sanitizer and puts a mask on.
Here is the video of the same –
Safety first, says Haris Rauf after taking the wicket in BBL.pic.twitter.com/vtvSdrk1w0
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) January 11, 2022
Commentators can’t stop themself
Haris Rauf to Kurtis Patterson, out Caught by Joe Clarke!! Edged… Oh not given. Haris Rauf pleads and up goes the finger. In his celebration, Haris Rauf does the gesture of using the hand sanitizer and puts on a mask. He is raising an awareness of the current scene to be followed. So this was a full delivery angling away outside off stump, Patterson goes for a cover drive, gets an edge and the keeper takes a good low catch.
•About the Game between Melbourne Stars and Perth Scorchers.
Perth Scorchers won the bat flip and elected to bat first. Glenn Maxwell who missed the last few matches due to Covid-19 was back in the Stars lineup.
After the early loss of Kurtis Patterson, Perth Scorchers batters Nick Hobson and Laurie Evans built a partnership which made the Scorchers stronger in the game. The quickfire runs from Skipper Turner and Aaron Hardie took the team to post 196 runs in 20 overs.
Haris Rauf took 2 wickets and leaked 38 runs in his 4 overs spell.
Brief Score –
• Perth Scorchers batting
Laurie Evans – 69(46), Turner – 47(26)
• Melbourne Stars bowling
Haris Rauf: 2-38 and Zampa 1-34.