The Day 3 of the ongoing AUS vs PAK test was marred by the most bizarre incident in the history of cricket. The start of the second session of the Day got delayed due to the third umpire Richard Illingworth. 

The match official was stuck in the lift and no one had a clue why the game wasn’t resuming. However, it was conveyed to on-field umpires that Richard Illingworth had been stuck in the lift. The on-field umpires had to stop the game are development. 

The on-field umpires during the AUS vs PAK game couldn’t hold the laugh and every player including David Warner was left in splits. Things got even more hilarious when he was back in the room after escaping from the lift. 

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In a video posted by Cricket Australia, Richard Illingworth can seen been coming to his seat back tired. He then waved at the crowd and had a smile on his face. He knew that everyone was aware that he got stuck in a lift. 

Here’s the video: 

As he was back in his seat during the AUS vs PAK game, the commentators made fun of him. They reacted hilariously and wondered whether he took the stairs after being stuck in the lift. 

The play in the AUS vs PAK then got resumed as Australian batters continued their second innings. They didn’t have great outing as they were left tottering at 16/4. But after that, Mitchell Marsh and Steve Smith bailed them out of trouble and helped them get a decent total on the board. 

AUS vs PAK: Mitchell Marsh perishes for 96 runs

It was a heartbreak for Mitchell Marsh in the AUS vs PAK Test. The batter got out for 96 runs and missed his ton by just 4 runs. He played some great shots in his innings and continued the attacking approach that put Pakistan on the back foot. 

Mitchell Marsh bailed Australia out of trouble when it seemed that they would clatter. This surely was one of his best innings in the Test as it came under difficult situations and at a time when his side was down.