Moment cows brought a cricket game to a halt - by invading the pitch mid match

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This is the moment two cows brought a cricket game to a halt - by invading the pitch mid-match. 

Footage shows the hoofed mammals charging across the pitch mid-afternoon having escaped from a nearby field.

They can be seen galloping around Dunton Bassett Cricket Club during the hottest day of the year to the amusement of the crowd. 

After doing a lap of the grounds, the pair fittingly exited via cow corner - a fielding position between deep mid-wicket and wide long-on.

Onlooker Lucy Beri, 55, said: "They managed to jump over a fence and cause a traffic jam before they arrived on the grounds. 

"My husband has played cricket for 50 years and has never come across anything like it. 

"It's definitely a first.

"They actually fled via cow corner which was quite fitting!". 

The video was filmed May 30 2021 in Lutterworth, Leicestershire.

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