Originally posted by R_Powell_fan
I did that once, the bowler was a slow trundler, I was trying to heave the ball out of the ground, put my front leg forward, bat came down heavily and crashed on my left ankle....... my whole leg went numb for half a minute before it hurt me so badly i had to leave practice.
Ah, cricket comedy at its finest.
It happens in tenpin quite a lot. Many novices bowl 'off the wrong foot' and give their ankle a resounding whack. Funny when it's an 8lb ball.
Hysterically funny when it's a 15lb ball.