Updated: Aug 19, 2022, 14:29 IST

Ishan Kishan attacked by bee during the national anthem; player got little frustrated


The Men in Blue got a clean sweep win against Zimbabwe in the opening match of three match series on Thursday in Harare. Team India won the match easily by 10 wickets, and took a 1-0 lead in the series. 

Despite this, another incident took place in the game that has caught the attention of the social media users. The Indian wicket-keeper Ishan Kishan was attacked by the bee while he was singing the national anthem at the opening ceremony of the match.

In a video that has been going viral on various social media platforms, Kishan suffered a bee attack at the Harare Sports Complex. 

The video shows that the player was trying to get away from the insect after it came close to his face during the national anthem.

Earlier in the match, Indian skipper KL Rahul won the toss and asked the hosts to bat first. India bowled Zimbabwe out for 189 runs in 40.3 overs. Zimbabwe skipper Regis Chakabva was the highest run-getter for his team as he hit 35 off 51 balls before being dismissed by Axar Patel.

Brad Evans and Richard Ngarava forged a crucial partnership for the hosts as they scored 33 and 34 runs, respectively.

Deepak Chahar picked three wickets for India in his first match back from injury. Prasidh Krishna and Axar Patel also picked three wickets each in the game, while Mohammed Siraj got just one wicket.

India then chased down the target in just 30.5 overs. Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill forged an unbeaten partnership of 192 runs to help India win by 10 wickets. Dhawan scored 81 off 113 balls, while Gill smashed 82 off just 72 balls. Chahar was named the player of the match for his outstanding performance with the ball.