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WATCH: Monitor Lizard Stops Play In The Sri Lanka-Afghanistan Test

In a bizarre turn of events during the Only Test match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in Colombo, the play was momentarily halted as a monitor lizard made an unexpected entry onto the field. The incident occurred during the 48th over of Sri Lanka’s inning on the second day.

The officials saw a monitor lizard walking onto the field as the match progressed, bringing the game to a standstill for several minutes. The reptile’s presence caused a brief stop in play before it strolled away from the play area.

WATCH: Monitor Lizard Stops Play In The Sri Lanka-Afghanistan Test

Interestingly, this isn’t the first time such an incident has occurred in Sri Lanka. The island nation has witnessed matches being interrupted in the past due to the presence of snakes on the field.

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Turning to the match, Afghanistan posted 198 runs in their first innings, led by Rahmat Shah’s impressive knock of 91 runs. At the tea break on the second day, Sri Lanka was positioned at 287/3, with Dinesh Chandimal (68* from 116 balls) and Angelo Mathews (79* from 152 balls) at the crease, both approaching their respective centuries.

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