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Aussie Streaker At The Cricket Jailed For A Week

IMAGE: AFP/Lakruwan Wanniarachchi

An Australian cricket fan who ran naked onto the field during the first Test match between Sri Lanka and Australia has been jailed for a week by a judge in Kandy. 

The man ran onto the covered field when play had been interrupted by rain during the opening day's play on Tuesday. 

After running around naked for a brief period, he put his clothes back on before leaving the field.

Police later arrested him and a judge ordered him to pay a fine of 3,000 rupees ($A26) and spend a week in jail. 

The man has been identified as Queenslander Alexander James

Public exposure is an offence under Sri Lankan law.

Australian's have a long history of streaking at sporting events, and while we don't condone their actions, let's take a look back at a few that made a big impact over the years.

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