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In pics: Animals, birds invading sports pitches

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 54: England's captain Alastair Cook, left, and team mate Jonny Bairstow watch a dog running into the field on the first day of their second cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam, India, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

The second cricket Test match between India and England was interrupted after a stray dog invaded the field on Nov. 17, 2016, in Visakhapatnam, India. It took a while before the canine could be removed but the delay prompted officials to bring about an early tea break, much to the amusement of the players. Here’s a look at some other moments when animals invaded sporting pitches or interrupted the play.

© Aijaz Rahi/AP Photo
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