A video of an Indian cricket umpire giving a wide signal after doing a headstand and splits is now going viral.
The bizarre yet humorous moment took place during a Purandar Premier League fixture in the Maharashtra state of India.
The footage filmed by an IAS official Supriya Sahu, sees the bowler pitches the ball away outside the off stump.
When Yoga and Cricket meet 😊 pic.twitter.com/E8yAtCs0mz
— Supriya Sahu IAS (@supriyasahuias) December 6, 2021
The umpire, identified as DN Rock, goes on to do a headstand before splits his legs. He gets back up to give a wide-ball signal.
The clip has millions of views and counting. The social media users took to the comment section to post hilarious replies.
Latest signal for wide ball
— Vinod Yadav Gogar (@vinodyadavgogar) December 7, 2021
A video to promote yoga. Inspirational.
— vibgyorss (@vibgyor_Premila) December 7, 2021
Looks like yoga teacher employed as part time umpire 🙂
— Jerome Andonissamy (@JeromeVet) December 6, 2021
Will look gorgeous with each other
— Numan Zaved Laskar (@NumanZaved) December 7, 2021
Even the commentator could not stop letting out their feelings.
“The umpire is coming near us. What has he done? Look at the style of wide! He is also acting wonderful in his own style,” he can be heard saying in the video.