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5 craziest celebrations in the cricket history

Vipul Gupta
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Published 17 Mar 2018, 22:27 IST
17 Mar 2018, 22:27 IST

Cricket is considered to be a serious game, but sometimes, things may get funny and fans enjoy the comical side of the sport no less than the game itself. Over the years, there have been several instances of players doing something unusual on the field which leaves the fans in splits. Even the commentators are not able to keep themselves away from laughing.

While some celebrations that appear to be funny are voluntary others just come in the haste of the moment and players often regret such doings. In an age of the internet, such hilarious moments quickly become the butt of jokes and social media gets flooded with memes on the topic in a matter of minutes.

There have been several such crazy celebrations in cricket history and here are five of the craziest of them:

#5 Sheldon Cottrell's salute sendoff

This celebration has left him embarrassed on an occasion as well
This celebration has left him embarrassed on an occasion as well

Sheldon Cottrell, the tall bowler from West Indies is famous for his salute sendoffs. Cottrell who can be often seen celebrating in his trademark style in the Caribbean Premier League does it on the international stage too.

His style of celebration is something that leaves the commentators in splits every time he executes it. Soon, after taking a wicket, he marches down the pitch similar to that of a soldier and salutes the batsman sending him off the ground.

Once the West Indian was left embarrassed after he performed his celebratory steps only to find after a few moments that the batsman was not out.

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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 15:15 IST
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