Brett Lee and Shoaib Akhtar have been two of the quickest bowlers of their era. Shoaib just lately shared a clip from a widespread Indian tv present wherein Lee talks about going through Shoaib in his prime.
Lee admits on the present that he was afraid of everybody whereas batting, “even the spinners.”
While speaking about the expertise of going through Shoaib, he stated, “So, I’m out batting and I’m sweaty and nervous,” stated Lee.
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) April 20, 2020
“My nickname is ‘Binga’ and I suddenly hear ‘Binga, Binga’. I look up, and there’s Shoaib, about 75 metres back. He goes ‘I’m going to kill you’,” Lee says pointing a finger to his brow to imitate Shoaib at the time.
The Pakistani bowler was thus indicating that he was going to goal for Lee’s head however as a substitute the ball went to his toes.
“It’s hit me straight on the foot. I’ve appealed to the umpire – ‘Howzzat! That’s gotta be out, surely?’“ Lee says, with the audience in splits. “And you know what happened? That silly Australian umpire said not out.”
Shoaib in his tweet stated that Lee himself was quite a terror whereas bowling. “Binga being very humble there honestly. @BrettLee_58 himself was quite a terror on the field for the batsmen of that era,” he stated.