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Matt Parkinson Recreates Shane Warne’s Ball Of The Century In A County Match
By CricShots - May 12, 2022 12:15 pm
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Legendary Australian leg-spinner, Shane Warne was one of the greatest leg-spinners the cricketing fraternity has ever graced the game and during his career, bowled many deliveries which completely bamboozled batters and left the fans who were watching the game in awe. Lancashire leg-spinner Matt Parkinson bowled a lovely delivery that reminded fans of the ball of the century bowled by Shane Warne in the 1992 Ashes.

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Matt Parkison almost recreates the ball of the century by Shane Warner

Lancashire leg-spinner Matt Parkinson stunned Warwickshire wicket-keeper batter Michael Burgess with a magical delivery to dismiss him for a duck in the ongoing County Championship division one match. Matt Parkinson got the ball to drift away from the right-handed batter which is not an easy thing to do.

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The leg-spinner seems to have mastered the art of bowling in that fashion which is why he was able to get rid off the batter. The ball became an instant hit on the internet as it reminded fans of the late great Shane Warne who was known for deceiving batters with majestic balls just like these throughout his career.

Shane Warne passed away earlier this year which left the cricketing world in shock. But, whenever a leg-spinner bowls like this, they are often compared with the ball of the century from Shane Warne.

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This is not the first time that Matt Parkinson bowled such a delivery. He did it in 2021 as well when he had got the crucial wicket of  Northampshire skipper, Adam Rossington which too reminded people of Shane Warne. Parkinson has often been touted as the next big thing in English cricket.

Here are the videos of the magical deliveries from Matt Parkinson:

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