Kieron Pollard Just Pulled Off One Of Cricket's Most Bizarre Protests
That must have hurt when he finally ripped it off.
West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard pulled off a strange stunt while playing for Mumbai Indians against Royal Challengers Bangalore in a Pepsi IPL game last night.
After Mumbai Indians posted a total of 209, Pollard walked up to RCB batsman and fellow countryman Chris Gayle to exchange a few words.
Commentator Harsha Bhogle wondered whether it was simply friendly banter or a little more than just that.
Umpire Vineet Kulkarni stepped in, and Kieron Pollard was visibly displeased with what he had to say.
A few minutes later, Pollard ran on to the field with a piece of tape covering his mouth.
Quite obviously, Pollard did this as a protest against whatever was told to him by the umpires.
Thankfully, it brought a chuckle out of everyone, including the fans and commentators.
Even the big-screen attendant chipped in with a joke.
In the post-match press conference, Pollard's teammate Harbhajan Singh explained why it was all in good spirit.
The gods of trollage bow down to you.
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