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Memorable and funny incidents in cricket

Over the years, cricket has seen many incidents that have enriched the wonderful game and also brought a smile to those fans who make a beeline entry into the stadium to watch those twinkling stars.

Back in 1996-97, Mark Waugh and West Indian speedster Curtly Ambrose in the middle of an intense battle in the first innings at the Gabba Brisbane, decided to play a game of football with the red cherry. It showed that even in the middle of a warrior-like battle, both glittering stars saw the funny side of it. In the same series, Mark Taylor juggled several times, before taking a catch in slips of wrist spinner Michael Bevan at Adelaide.  Brisbane, over the years has been known for some wild storms and it got to such an extent that Australian player Dean Jones had to run to the field to give helmets to the ground staff for them to protect from yet another thunderstorm.

Back in 1980s, Mohinder Amarnath got out handling the ball in a Benson and Hedges tri-series game. Last but not the least, Andrew Symonds the bludgeoner from Australia got out in a very bizarre fashion when he played a power packed shot at the speed of red-lightening  off Jehan Mubarak’s bowling in the VB series final in 2005-06 for it ricochete of Michael Clarke’s ankle to Tillekratne Dilshan and he completed an easy catch.

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