Watch: Mir Hamza, the Pakistan left-arm seamer, somehow survived after attempting a suicidal run while not knowing where the ball was during day two of the County Championship Division Two clash between Glamorgan and Leicestershire today (May 25).

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Glamorgan were put into bat first by Leicestershire after they lost the toss. Eddie Bryom and Billy Root gave them a solid start, adding 90 for the opening wicket.

Bryom made 86 and was the third wicket to fall at the score of 190. Before that, Marnus Labuschagne was dismissed attempting to leave a ball by Scott Currie for just eight. 

Kiran Carlson and Sam Northeast made 80 and 61 respectively in the middle order before a collapse saw them go from 246-3 to 277-7. The lower order then added crucial runs to take them past 350.

Hamza was one of the contributors, making 24 off 38 batting at No.11, in a knock that included a four and two sixes. The highlight of his knock, however, was a ball that didn’t trouble the scorers.

Hamza attempted to pull a Scott Currie back of length ball into the stands, but missed as it hit his abdominal area and landed near his feet, rolling on towards the bowler.

However, Hamza seemed to think he had sent the ball towards fine leg, looking in that direction as he set off for a non-existent single. Realising the golden opportunity, Currie, who had the ball right next to him at his feet, picked it up and had an underam throw at the stumps, but somehow managed to miss as Hamza made his way back to the crease.

Currie eventually finished with 5-64 as Glamorgan were bowled out for 384.

Watch Mir Hamza somehow survive bizarre run attempt: