Daniel Sams was bowling for the Sydney Thunder in a clash against the Brisbane Heat
Australian bowler Daniel Sams might have bowled the craziest dead ball in the history of the game.
The 27-year-old all-rounder saw his team score 172 from their 20 overs and came in to open the bowling in this KFC Big Bash game.
The crazy incident happened in the first over itself as he ran in to bowl the final ball.
Sams seemed to lose the grip on the ball and it flew out of his hand. The ball went high and wide and almost went out of the circle.
The commentators were left bemused and were laughing hysterically at the event. Sams too could afford a chuckle while the umpire didn’t even know what to make of it.
Ultimately, the ball was called dead and Sams helped his team to an impressive win.
Sams has featured in several First-Class games but has never played for the Australia national team.
Thunder beat the Heat
The Aussie didn’t score with the bat but he picked up a couple of wickets. The Heat were only able to score 143 and lost all their wickets before the end of the game.
Callum Ferguson top-scored for the Thunder with 73 Not Out while Alex Ross and Chris Green added 30 and 25 runs respectively.
Sams was out for a duck, but more than made it up with two wickets in the game. The Heat were never able to get going and kept losing players at regular intervals.
Some of their big names also failed with Chris Lynn getting out for just nine runs. Ben Cutting top-scored for the Heat with just 28 and his wicket was taken by Sams.
Matt Renshaw was the second-highest scorer for the Heat with 26, but it just wasn’t enough to get one over the Thunder.
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