14 most interesting stump mike conversations ever recorded
Wasn’t everyone dying to know the hushed conversations between MS Dhoni, Ashish Nehra and Hardik Pandya, during the last over of the crucial India vs Bangladesh match, in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup? Wasn’t everyone itching to know the conversation that led to the stellar last over that ensured India would still remain a crucial contender for the semis? Of course, we all were.
In fact, now we bring to you 14 of the most interesting stump mike conversations ever recorded, with help from Quora. Have fun!
1. Sachin Tendulkar Vs Abdul Qadir
In 1989, young Sachin was facing the best bowlers in cricket. As the Pakistani crowds jeered and mocked Sachin holding out the placards saying “”Dudh Pita Bhachcha …ghar jaake dhoodh pee”, (hey kid, go home and drink milk), Sachin hit two sixes in Mustaq Ahmed’s over. The frustrated mentor of Mustaq Ahmed the legendary Abdul Qadir challenged Sachin saying “Bachchon ko kyon mar rahe ho? Hamein bhi maar dikhao` (`why are you hitting kids? Try and hit me! `).
Sachin obliged. Sachin hit 4 sixes in the over. The over read 6, 0, 4, 6 6 6.
2. Healy & Atherton
Michael Atherton, on his first Tour to Australia was adjudged not out on a caught behind appeal.
At the end of the over Ian Healey walked by and announced “You’re a F****** cheat”.
Athers replied very politely “When in Rome dear boy…..”
3. Rodney Marsh (Australia) and Ian Botham (England)
Rodney Marsh to Ian Botham in an Ashes match: “So how’s your wife and my kids?” Ian Botham’s reply – “The wife’s fine. The kids are retarded !”
4. Javed Miandad (Pakistan) and Merv Hughes (Australia)
Javed Miandad called Hughes a fat bus conductor during a match. A few balls later, Hughes dismissed Miandad. “Tickets please,” said Huges, as he ran past the departing batsman.
5. Glenn McGrath (Ausrtralia) and Ramnaresh Sarwan (West Indies)
McGrath to Ramnaresh Sarwan: “So what does Brian Lara’s di*k taste like?”Sarwan: “I don’t know. Ask your wife.
McGrath (lost his cool): “If you ever F****** mention my wife again, I’ll F****** rip your F**ing throat out.”
6. Douglas Jardine (England) and Bill Woodfull (Australia)
England player Jardine complained that one of the Australian players called him a bastard. Australian captain Bill Woodfull turns to his team, points to Jardine and asked “Which one of you bastards called this bastard a bastard?”
7. Mark Waugh (Australia) and Adam Parore (New Zealand)
Mark Waugh standing at second slip, Adam Parore played & missed the first ball. Mark – “Ohh, I remember you from a couple years ago in Australia. You were shit then, you’re useless now”. Parore- (Turning around) “Yeah, that’s me & when I was there you were going out with that old, ugly slut & now I hear you’ve married her. You dumb “.
8. Steve Waugh (Australia) and Parthiv Patel (India)
When Steve came (Steve’s last test match) to bat, Parthiv said, “Come on, just one more of the famous slog-sweeps before you finish” Steve-“Respect Me…for when i made my test debut You were still in your nappies”.
9. Glen McGrath (Australia) and Eddo Brandes (Zimbabwe)
Aussie paceman Glenn McGrath was bowling to Zimbabwe number 11 Eddo Brandes – who was just missing each ball. McGrath, frustrated, went to him and inquired: “Why are you so fat?”Quick as a flash, Brandes replied, “Because every time I make love to your wife, she gives me a biscuit.”
10. Ravi Shastri (India) and Mike Whitney (Australia)
Shastri hits the ball towards Mike Whitney (the 12th man in the game) and looked for a single. Whitney said, “If you leave the crease i’ll break your f***ing head”. Without battling an eyelid, Shastri retorted, “If you could bat as well as you can talk you wouldn’t be the f***ing 12th man”.
11. Viv Richards (West Indies) and Merv Hughes (Australia)
Viv Richards hit Merv Hughes for four consecutive boundaries in one over. Merv stops halfway down the pitch, farted loudly, and said to Viv: “let’s see you hit that to the boundary!” Viv was dumb-founded.
12. Ind Vs Eng Test match, 2014 Lord’s
Dhoni directed Ishant Sharma- Agar choaka gaya to mera risk ha, tu bindaas bouncer daal, tujhe fielder or chahiye to ma bula lunga. Mujhe koi problem nahi hai.(Boundaries are my risk you just bowl bouncers and if you want fielders,I’ll provide you without minding anything)
Finally Sharma took seven wickets in that inning and India won the match.
13. Sunil Gavaskar and Viv Richards during Ind Vs WI Test match, 1983 Chennai
Afer almost day long fielding finally India comes to bat but openers are changed.Since Sunil Gavasker was not well prepared because of tiredness so he choose to bat at no.4. Surprisingly India lost two wickets without minding to score.And the Gavasker comes to bat- Viv Richards: “Man, it don’t matter where you come in to bat, the score is still zero.”
14. Kohli and Faulknar during Ind Vs Aus 2016 tour
Faulknar : You tried to smash me there but you failed.
Kohli : I’ve smashed you enough in my life. Don’t waste your time, go bowl.’
After that kohli smashed the ball out of ground.