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Seven wonders of cricket world : Dismissals that are weird and hilarious

There are many ways to get a batsman out- LBW, Caught, bowled, run out, stumping. But these seven dismissals were impossibles those read ‘I am possible’. Let’s take a tour-

The worst team-mate:

In a match between Bangladesh and Pakistan, Ahmed Shehzad helped Shakib-Al-Hasan get Afridi. What? Unbelievable? Watch here to see how Shakib grabs hold of a tumbling catch with the help of Shehzad

 

Worst team mate returns 

The unlucky affair with team mates helping the opposition with a catch continues, and this time it’s Michael Clarke who helped the Lankans to get team mate Andrew Symonds caught in the mid-wicket.

Hit the wicket with ‘bat’ 

Batsmen get scared thinking about the ball hitting the stumps. But with Sangakkara, it’s more about his bat hitting the stumps than the ball. Watch as he goes back declared hit wicket

Now, try hitting the wicket with your helmet

While it is the bat for Sanga, for Kevin Peterson it is his helmet that does the miracle. Watch here as after being hit by a Dwayne Bravo bouncer on the head, KP gives away his wicket because his helmet falls off and hits the stumps.

‘Out’ of the world experience

First stumped and lost wicket, and then stumped on the head and lost sense. Though could prove quite brutal, luckily it turned out to be most hilarious dismissal of Jonathan Trott’s cricketing career.

A remarkable turn back

And here we present the ‘remarkable turn back’ awardee Samit Patel. The English cricketer, as he was running to take a single, tried to retrieve midway and ended up being grounded. He fell so badly that even an attempt to get back on feet and getting back to the crease seemed impossible for him.

In love with the stumps 

But winning the first place in the countdown is our good old former captain of Pakistan, Mr Inzamam-Ul-Haq. First it was Sanga who hit the stumps, then KP tried with his helmet. But Inzy invented an even funnier way for the hit wicket dismissals, he hit the stumps by himself. Here’s the visual treat:

They may have done these funny things on field once in a while but they made the world love them with their class. So, though we have done this compilation, the world will always remember them for their contributions to cricket.

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