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Thread: The Inaugural CW "Worst Dismissal Ever" Competition

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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    Agreed, not really sure where this is going, nicks to shots outside off-stump are pretty much a thing which happen, we're talking something incredible, aren't we?
    He wasn't nicking off defending though. He was nicking off trying to drive a moving new ball when the match (and series) situation called for him to stick around and let Dravid continue to accumulate runs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    He wasn't nicking off defending though. He was nicking off trying to drive a moving new ball when the match (and series) situation called for him to stick around and let Dravid continue to accumulate runs.
    Indeed, but honestly I think there have been 1000s similar dismissals. I'm not lessing the ****ness, but we're talking about all time awfulness.
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    Phil Hughes c Guptill b Martin

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    Thankyou robelinda that Hollioake one is just atrocious.

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    English batting leaves was so normal at one point, the fact is they were all brought up on the fact you couldn't be LBW if it was pitched outside off-stump, irrespective of if it jagged back in. May seem a small matter, but in the end it's the reason people had high back-lifts, if the ball went outside the stumps you padded up.

    Gooch, Gatting, Smith, all ****ed up constantly that way. The fact is pitches were so horrible back then this was probably a great relief and they couldn't get out of the practice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    Indeed, but honestly I think there have been 1000s similar dismissals. I'm not lessing the ****ness, but we're talking about all time awfulness.
    Just let me bang my "Dhoni is a clown" drum in peace, will you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woodstack View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    Just let me bang my "Dhoni is a clown" drum in peace, will you?
    Fair enough, certainly not a thing I'd be against in general

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    Quote Originally Posted by Satyanash89 View Post
    Hussey at Capetown 2011? Im surprised people usually mention haddins but not hussey. Chasing a wide half volley, with australia already having lost a bunch of wickets for virtually nothing is pretty bad. It was the first ball of the session too iirc
    I've long considered it worse simply because he had Clarke at the other hand. It was frickin 6/21 with MJ at the other end when Haddin tried to smash a 4
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    On the videos it's Read leading Hollioake IMO

    It's inexplicable how you can misjudge a ball like that.
    At least Hollioake was playin for the spin ...

    Mark Waugh was also trying to attempting to play the ball.

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    Nominate Carl Hooper, Melbourne, 2nd innings 1992-93. Caught skying a ball to mid wicket off Warne when trying to save a test match on day five. Led to the classic "Oh Carl....." commentary from Richie.
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