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Watch: ‘Newly born giraffe’ – Ishant Sharma keeps falling over in his follow through

by Wisden Staff 1 minute read

Watch: Punjab quick Ishant Sharma falls over in his follow through multiple times in this IPL game from 2017, leaving Virender Sehwag in splits inside the dugout.

After a 102-ball wait, Ishant finally took a wicket in the 2017 fixture against Mumbai Indians while playing for Kings XI Punjab, but the attention from the high-scoring thriller was on his follow through and Matthew Hayden’s hilarious comment on air.

Ishant struggled with his follow through across his three-over spell and tumbled over while delivering multiple times, even as coach Sehwag and skipper Glenn Maxwell laughed.

As Ishant continued to fall down after delivering, Hayden, on air, couldn’t resist having a go at the tall fast bowler. “He reminds me of a newly born giraffe, clumsy with his feet,” Hayden said.

Watch Ishant’s clumsy act here:

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