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South African all-rounder David Wiese was the centre of attraction during the league match of Cricket South Africa T20 Challenge between Titans and Knights. Batting first, Knights did well in putting a massive total of 185 on board riding on David Miller‘s brilliant ton. Miller scored 61-ball 120-runs but it was one of the delivery by Wiese, during his spell of four overs, which made everyone bruise their eye multiple times as there was something unexpected being displayed at the big screen. That bizarre thing happened during the third over of Knights’ innings.

Off the last ball of the third over, Wiese, who normally bowls in 130s kph, was taken by a surprise when the big screen showed that he clocked 173.8 kph. Later, it was known that there was some technical glitch, which showed Wiese delivering at 173.8 kph. This is not the first time such thing has happened on the field of cricket. Few months back, South African pacer Morne Morkel was mistakenly recorded for bowling at 173.9 kph. Well, for the information, Shoaib Akhtar, who clocked 161.3 kph against England during the 2003 World Cup at Newlands, is the fastest recorded delivery. Later, Wiese jokingly tweeted the screenshot of the incident from his official Twitter account.

Wiese scalped two wickets in that game and conceded 27 runs from his spell of four overs. He also played a vital role in his team’s victory with the bat by playing a 15-ball 34 runs knock to chase down a total of 186. In the end, Wiese’s team won the match by three wickets.