Video of a cricket fan struggling to don a yellow rain poncho during the England v New Zealand match

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Man vs poncho! Hilarious moment when a cricket fan mesmerizes the crowd as he struggles to don a yellow raincoat during a test match in England

  • Man struggled to put on yellow rain poncho during England vs New Zealand match
  • Crowds watched as it aired on big screen – only to wear it the wrong way
  • A video of the funny moment was posted on Twitter and has been viewed over 700,000 times

This is the hilarious moment when a cricket fan struggled to don a yellow rain poncho during a test match between England and New Zealand.

The man was caught on camera trying to repair his brightly colored raincoat to protect him from the rain at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London last Sunday.

The crowd watched as he was broadcast on the big screen as he put the raincoat on the wrong way, pulling his arms through the holes – only to find that the hood was covering his face.

A hilarious video on Twitter shows a man struggling to don a yellow rain poncho during a test match between England and New Zealand on Sunday

Realizing his mistake, he soon found himself being filmed as the entire crowd erupted into cheers and laughter.

The man, who was dressed in a nice brown suit with a yellow shirt and blue-tinted sunglasses, took the joke well as he chuckled his head back and waved at the camera.

He then took off the poncho to make a second attempt, this time over his head properly.

The cameras stayed on him as he fiddled with the sleeves and head hole as the entire crowd watched in fascination.

The man was caught on camera trying to protect himself from the rain at London's Lord's Cricket Ground on Sunday - only to find that the hood was covering his face!

The man was caught on camera trying to protect himself from the rain at London’s Lord’s Cricket Ground on Sunday – only to find that the hood was covering his face!

Realizing his mistake, he soon found himself broadcast on the big screen as the entire crowd erupted into cheers and laughter.

Realizing his mistake, he soon found himself broadcast on the big screen as the entire crowd erupted into cheers and laughter.

His face finally emerged triumphant from the poncho and received thunderous applause from the spectators and some players, including England cricketer Rory Burns.

The man clapped his fists in celebration as the grounds erupted in the hilarious incident.

BBC Sport commentators said: ‘One of the biggest rounds of applause of the day has been met with great enthusiasm and even Rory Burns applauded it, all the players looked on.’

The man, who was dressed in a nice brown suit with a yellow shirt and blue-tinted sunglasses, took the joke well, threw his head back with a smile and waved at the camera

The man, who was dressed in a nice brown suit with a yellow shirt and blue-tinted sunglasses, took the joke well, threw his head back with a smile and waved at the camera

His face finally emerged correctly from the poncho and received thunderous applause from the spectators and some players, including England cricketer Rory Burns.

His face finally emerged correctly from the poncho and received thunderous applause from the spectators and some players, including England cricketer Rory Burns.

A video of the funny moment as it unfolded on TV was posted to Twitter and has been viewed more than 700,000 times, with thousands of comments.

One person wrote: ‘The cameraman is a GOAT [Greatest Of All Time]. What a side story of just visuals. Who is that cameraman who saw that?’

Another Twitter user praised the man for not taking himself too seriously, writing: “What a beautiful man, able to laugh at himself.”

However, the hilarious side-show sparked some comments about the speed of the sport, with one person writing, “Cricket; a game so out of place that everything else looks amusing in comparison.’

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