ABC News Australia – A swarm of bees has disrupted a domestic one-day cricket match, forcing New South Wales and Victorian players to run for cover.

Summary

  • A swarm of bees has disrupted a domestic one-day cricket match, forcing New South Wales and Victorian players to run for cover.
  • The uninvited spectators descended on North Sydney Oval on Sunday afternoon as NSW openers Jack Edwards and Daniel Hughes were walking out onto the pitch at the start of the second innings.
  • The Blues were due to start their run chase when play was halted as the cloud of bees moved over the ground, forcing NSW and Victorian players alike to duck in cover.
  • The Bushrangers seemed unaffected by the unusual interlude with young paceman Jackson Coleman stinging the NSW batting order, claiming five wickets for 39 runs off seven overs.
  • NSW all-rounder Daniel Sams hit four sixes on his way to a rapid fire half-century while Moises Henriques fought through a hamstring strain to hit six sixes on the way to 77 from 67 balls.


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