England's warm-up match in Ahmedabad ahead of next week's first Test against India was stopped when monkeys invaded the pitch.
Past England matches have been interrupted by lizards and even a snake.
Against Bangladesh's A team during their 2003 tour, a cobra fell from a tree and worked its way around the boundary.
The panicked crowd duly scampered, apart from two brave attendants who clubbed the snake to death with a chair. Howzat for entertainment?
Today's monkey invaders also evoked memories of one of Alan Partridge's greatest suggestions. Alas, it wasn't tennis...