Galle Stand Blown Away by the Storm AUS vs SL 1st Test 2022
The second day of the GalleTest between Sri Lanka vs Australia did not start on time. The match was caught in a seasonal storm. Not only the match, but also the stand of Galle has been blown away by the monsoon storm. The temporarily built stadium was blown away by the storm.
Galle International Cricket Stadium on the shores of the Indian Ocean. A temporary stand at Galle Stadium was overturned by a storm in the Indian Ocean. Rain or storms are nothing new as the Indian Ocean city melts. On Thursday (June 30), monsoon storms also hit there. And Galle’s temporary gallery could not withstand the storm during AUS vs SL 1st test match 2022.
The field wicket was covered at the end of the first day’s play on Wednesday (June 29). When it started raining, the field workers hurriedly tried to cover the field. However, the cover was flying a little after the storm. After a while, the field workers came and tried to fix the cover.
Earlier on Wednesday, Sri Lanka’s innings was reduced to 212 in the 20th over of Nathan Lion on the first day. In reply, Australia scored 97 runs for the loss of three wickets. The third day’s play has not started yet due to bad weather.
The series between Australia and Sri Lanka is named after legendary spinners Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan. The series is named Warne-Muralitharan Trophy.