On Might 4, which is broadly celebrated as ‘Star Wars Day’ by followers of the sci-fi franchise, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) shared an excellent tribute video, which exhibits batters hitting boundaries, however with a catch – their bats have been changed with mild sabers. “Might The Fours Be With You,” ICC aptly captioned the video. From cheeky scoops by Jos Buttler and Niroshan Dickwella to majestic upper-cuts by Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle, the video captures some marvellous strokes, with the sunshine sabers making the pictures look much more aesthetically pleasing.
— ICC (@ICC) Might 4, 2020
The video begins with Jos Buttler strolling throughout the stumps to scoop Wahab Riaz throughout England’s match in opposition to Pakistan within the 2019 World Cup. Kohli is seen enjoying a marvellous upper-cut in opposition to West Indies’ Oshane Thomas from their match in the identical competitors.
The video additionally contains a beautiful cowl drive by Thailand girls’s group participant Nattakan Chantham, in addition to the sweep shot in opposition to Ravichandran Ashwin that received Fakhar Zaman to his maiden ODI century within the Champions Trophy closing in opposition to India in 2017.
The video impressed some followers, whereas different customers left some cheeky feedback.
“Defining creativity Smiling face with sun shades. Love the idea of Star conflict with fours Crimson coronary heart … Trying ahead for extra of this,” one person replied to the video.
“Highly effective pictures,” tweeted one other person.
“And Might the Further 4 be with England!” one person wrote, tongue firmly in cheek, referring to the controversial boundary that deflected off Ben Stokes’ bat as he tried to make the crease within the final over of the 2019 World Cup closing.
“Lightsaber not slicing the ball into two elements nonetheless makes extra sense than England lifting the cup,” tweeted one other person.
Might Four is widely known as ‘Star Wars Day’ for the pun on the catchphrase “Might the Pressure be with you” as “Might the Fourth be with you”.