We have seen many kinds of run-outs, but have you ever seen this kind of lazy run-out?
The match was between Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on 11th February 2016. Peshawar made 182 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs after deciding to bat first, winning the toss.
In reply, Karachi’s openers failed. Pakistani batsman Imad Wasim came to bat at no.4 and joined hands with James Vince on the 22-yards.
It was just the second ball Wasim was facing and the bowler was the left-arm spinner, Mohammad Asghar. The left-handed Imad Wasim played the ball through the mid-wicket area. The ball was picked up by Peshawar fielder Shahid Yousuf from the deep mid-wicket position. He threw the ball straight to the bowler’s hands after which the bowler disturbed the wickets at his end.
Both the batsmen should have completed a run very comfortably but surprisingly Imad Wasim was too lazy in the running between the wickets and failed to reach the crease before the bails were dislodged. To his credit, he realized about his fault but he was too late. He just tried to put his right leg into the crease but failed.
It was one of the laziest run-outs in cricket history.
Later, the match ended in a thriller as Peshawar won the match by just 3 runs.
Here is the video: