In cricket, it is believed that one good ball is enough for a person to get out but some dismissals prove that good bowling & fielding isn’t required with some help for the batsman or the non-striker is enough.
Here are the Top 5 funny dismissals in Cricket:
5. Shahid Afridi:
Part of Asia Cup in 2012, Pakistan faced the hosts Bangladesh, Shahid Afridi faced Shakib Al Hasan. To get off the mark, Afridi drove the ball straight to bowler who fumbled to catch that and slipped the ball on to Misbah-Ul-Haq, the non-striker, and ball bounced back where Shakib caught it and started to celebrate. Later umpires after discussion declared Afridi as out, as its legal according to rules.
4. Grant Lambert:
During a match in Ford Ranger Cup, Australia’s 50 overs Domestic Tournament, Grant Lambert of New South Wales tried to shoulder his arms from a ball delivered by Shaun Tait of South Australia but ended up dragging the ball on to his stumps which easily make the batsman himself in laughs.
3. Kumar Sangakkara:
In a crucial final encounter of Tri Series when Sri Lanka need their senior batsman Sangakkara to stay till end a hilarious thing happen to get him back to pavilion. Facing the Indian bowler, RP Singh’s delivery Sanga’s bat handle got slipped and the bat ended in breaking the stumps ending his crucial innings before he completed his
2. Samit Patel:
Samit Patel might have felt getting out is usual and getting Run out was even ordinary as he ran through for a run facing a ball of Jade Dernbach, which was refused by Non striker and needed to get back to the crease in which process he slipped in halfway pitch and by the time he got up with his heavy body and started to run back, the keeper dislodged the bails. Samit represented Nottinghamshire with the opposition been Derbyshire part of County season in 2013.
1. Amit Mishra:
If you watch the dismissal you will surely think why it is at top. Amit Mishra, batting for Sunrisers Hyderabad in Indian Premier League against Rajasthan Royals swing his bat but failed to connect it. In return tried to grab a bye but Wicket Keeper, Sanju Samson shoot at the stumps which missed and went to bowler, James Faulkner. Faulkner was about to throw and Mishra thought it would hit and didn’t attempt to reach the crease. But Faulkner too missed it and the ball went into Keeper hands. And slowly Mishra walked towards crease watching the bowler and Non-Striker but Samson gave him a shocker hitting the stumps when Mishra’s foot and bat were in air which made all the people in the ground and commentary box laugh.