Brett Lee and Brian Lara, part of the expert broadcast panel for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019, took time out from the hectic schedule to indulge for a gully cricket clash on the streets of Mumbai on Friday. In the two overs face-off, former Australian star Brett Lee revived his playing days to bowl a sharp bouncer at Windies great Brian Lara, who tried sway out of the way of the delivery but took an impact oh his chest. Lee posted the video on his Instagram account and said, "he (Brian Lara) has still got it".
A impromptu game of Gully Cricket in Mumbai with my good mate @bcl375400 Lee vs Lara, 2 over clash! Had to bowl my two favourite deliveries. Bouncer to Lara followed up by the Yorker to some poor bloke on the other team Good crowd to cheer on the great West Indian Brian Lara. #hehasstillgotit
In another video posted by the Australian, he can be seen bowling an inch-perfect yorker to a local guy which went on to rattle the stumps.
Former England and South African skippers Kevin Pietersen and Graeme Smith were also involved in a gully cricket clash earlier, which drew a lot of local fans support and cheer.
The next IPL 2019 clash will be between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Eden Gardens on Friday.
On a double-header Saturday, Mumbai Indians (MI) will host Rajasthan Royals (RR) which will be followed by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) travelling to Mohali to face Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in a must-win clash.