IPL 2022
Shardul Thakur Losses Control Of The Ball While Attempting A Knuckle Delivery
By CricShots - Apr 28, 2022 9:29 pm
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It doesn’t happen a lot of times on a cricket field that a bowler produces some comical moment with his actions in the follow-through while bowling. Delhi Capitals (DC) fast bowler, Shardul Thakur added to the count as he lost control of the ball while attempting to deliver a knuckleball which produced a hilarious cricketing moment.

Shardul Thakur
Shardul Thakur lost the control of the ball

After winning the three matches in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Delhi Capitals have started well against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). After winning the toss, DC opted to bowl first and managed to take wickets of the opposition at regular intervals. . Eventually, KKR was reduced to 35/4 at one stage but Shreyas Iyer and Nitish Rana tried to steady the ship. KKR was in trouble but Shardul Thakur produced a comical moment with his actions.

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Shardul Thakur came out to bowl the 11th over of the first innings and Nitish Rana was facing him. He started his run-up for the fifth delivery of the over and was attempting to deliver a knuckleball. However, the ball slipped out of his hands and was tossed to the mid-on.

Here is the video of the hilarious incident from Shardul Thakur:

Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Lalit Yadav, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya

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Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Aaron Finch, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Baba Indrajith (wk), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana

Twitter took notice of the event and the fans flooded the platform with their reactions.