A blown jock strap derailed the Sydney Thunder’s Massive Bash marketing campaign because the hilarious sight of Usman Khawaja stripping down in the midst of Manuka Oval signalled the tip of the season for the boys in inexperienced.
Khawaja opted to take his pants off and expose a pair of vibrant orange jocks after snapping the strap that holds his protecting field in place.
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Warmth skipper Chris Lynn tried to goad the opening batsman into persevering with by bowling a spinner however Khawaja was decided to maintain his “McNuggets” out of hurt’s manner.
“I had a blowout. After which Lynny was attending to me, he’s like, ‘Spinner’s bowling’,” Khawaja stated on Seven.
“I used to be like I’ve to guard my McNuggets, I don’t care who’s bowling, no manner I’m batting with out my field. What a stinker.
“You’re not imagined to see the dacks, mate, that’s the purpose. Not considered one of my finer moments, however you’ve obtained to do what you’ve obtained to do, sadly.”
The commentators couldn’t imagine what they have been seeing as Michael Slater criticised Khawaja’s lack of color co-ordination and James Brayshaw added, “I’ve by no means seen a cricketer utterly derobe on the bottom”.
Warmth participant Marnus Labuschagne stated: “He gave us a full present.”
After switching out the strap, Khawaja appeared to lose focus whereas enjoying Labuschagne’s deadly leg spin.
The Aussie Take a look at quantity three dropped a troublesome caught and bowled earlier than having Khawaja stumped two balls later as he performed excessive of a fallacious’un.
“Usman didn’t look like he switched on after that break in play,” Adam Gilchrist stated.
Ricky Ponting stated on Seven: “Didn’t seem like he was fairly with it after that break, Khawaja. Even earlier than that dismissal he rotated and was speaking to the wicketkeeper. Misplaced a little bit of focus”
From there it was all downhill for the Thunder as they were dumped out of the competition.