younger cricket participant acquired a furry shock when he opened his equipment bag earlier than a match.
Tyler Ivey, 15, from Chilsworthy, on the Cornwall-Devon border, travelled for an hour and a half for an away recreation as a part of Holsworthy Cricket Membership’s second staff on August 13, and he was not the one member of the Ivey clan who arrived for the match.
His pet hamster Gerbus, who he has had for 3 to 4 months, seemingly didn’t need to be with out his proprietor, so snuck into his bag.
“On the morning of the cricket match, I needed to stand up fairly early to scrub out his cage earlier than I went,” he instructed the PA information company.
“I had my bag out on my mattress, so I put my hamster on my mattress on the identical time whereas I used to be cleansing his cage. So at that time, he managed to crawl in my equipment bag and journey an hour and a half with me.”
He added that he was not the primary one that noticed Gerbus, however that fellow gamers “had been fairly stunned” to see what they first thought was a rat “simply strolling round”.
Shortly after Gerbus was noticed, he acquired the star remedy after his arduous journey.
“Fortunately one of many opponent’s daughters discovered a bucket and since it was fairly sizzling, he had a great deal of chilly towels and meals,” Tyler stated.
“He was fairly pampered, to be sincere, and was loving the eye.”
A tweet in regards to the second has racked up greater than 7,000 likes, which Tyler stated is “fairly loopy”.
“I didn’t even understand how a lot consideration the tweet acquired till about Sunday. I used to be taking part in Fifa with my mates on the time and my mate Fletcher regarded up Twitter and it was at 5,000 likes at that time,” he stated.
“It was fairly loopy.”