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David Mitchell’s cricket ball with which he bowled out Jeremy Clarkson – Would I Lie to You? [CC]

David Mitchell’s cricket ball with which he bowled out Jeremy Clarkson – Would I Lie to You? [CC]


“This is the… I’ll hold it for you. Thank you. “This is the cricket ball with which I bowled out Jeremy Clarkson at a charity cricket match.” There we are. Lee? – What sort of bowl was it? Was it a legspin?
– Can we see the ball? Don’t give him multiple choice. No, it was just sort of medium pace. Go on. Ready? What are you expecting to see? Well, there’s a couple of things. Firstly, how long ago was this charity match? It was… two years ago, I think? ‘Cause that… What, are you checking the serial number? No, I was looking to see how bashed around it was, where the splits were, if it looked like it had been hit. I mean… Don’t eat it. Can you show us your bowling action, David? Yes, alright. Start with a good catch. Watch out, Miranda! Sorry. Blimey! Can I just point out the inadvertent sexism that just happened? Basically a girl caught something, and before any of you had a chance to think whether that might be patronising, you went… Let’s see the action, then. Alright, my bowling action… Don’t throw the ball, obviously. No, no. I would bowl it, wouldn’t I? But no, I won’t let go. Just like that. Seems to have the action. What score was he on when you bowled him? I think about twelve. And did he run between them or just jump in his Jag? Which other popular celebrities were there? Uh… Well, Nicholas Parsons was there. You got a whole team? You’ve got quite a lot to go still. And I think that was… Everyone wasn’t a celebrity. So people were buying tickets to watch this game, and it was going towards charity? Yeah. And the draw was… Jeremy Clarkson, David Mitchell and Nicholas Parsons. £20 a ticket, yeah? That must’ve been a pretty golden ticket to get hold of, is that right(?) So what are you gonna say, Lee? Is he telling the truth or not? Well… I really don’t think he is. You don’t think he is? No, because it doesn’t appear to be a ball that was used for that purpose. Ah, what do you think, Hugh? I think it might be true, actually. I think there’s enough truth there… You think it’s a lie, you think it’s true. I think it’s a tr…lie. You say it’s a lie. David, were you telling the truth or was it a lie? It is a lie. Yes, David did not bowl out Jeremy Clarkson at a charity cricket match. Of course it’s a lie. I mean, given the chance to hurl a cricket ball towards Jeremy Clarkson, who among us could honestly say they’d aim at the stumps?

Comments (29)

  1. There was nothing sexist about it, it was a good catch. He made it sexist by thinking of it that way

  2. Hoo boy, this video? Get ready for another army of man babies complaining about feminism. I love how often they make David claim he did something with sports or the outdoors.

  3. I love these but it's sad to see the number of sexist comments on the videos. Whenever a female comedian makes a joke, people immediately say things like "I want to fuck her/she's ugly/she's unfunny"

    It's really sad to see how women aren't seen as funny, when really they are. (I know for this video a woman wasn't making a joke but I don't like how people don't see it was sexist the audience clapped for Miranda catching the ball).

    Maybe it's because this panel show like so many others are dominated by white men with the token female and people of colour.

    [waiting to be told to burn in hell for stating an opinion]

  4. You can't look at a ball's stitching etc.and determine anything. Who's to know if the ball saw action many times prior to David ever piffed one at Jeremy Clarkson .
    .
    If it was used for the first time that day and never again, it sure did take a serious 100 over wallop.

  5. When David said that Jeremy Clarkson was 12 when it happened, I knew it had to be a lie. Don't think David was even born when Jeremy was 12

  6. It was the "about 12 I think" which gave it away to me. He almost certainly wouldn't be able to remember how many runs he was on and if it did happen he'd have said about 10, he went for the specific 12 to make it sound more detailed/real but that was where it all went wrong. Also the premise is a bit stupid + I'd imagine he'd do a slightly worse bowling action were it true.

  7. Of all the British celebrities David could have thought of to construct his lie he thought of Nicholas Parsons? Jesus christ that probably gave it away as a lie in and of itself.

  8. Does anyone else think that David seems a bit like old Harry Potter, especially at 0:50 ?

  9. Fuck I mean I couldn't catch that

  10. Now that I've seen her in several clips, Miranda Hart seems very sweet, to me. I'd like to snuggle up with her and drink hot cocoa with marshmallows… If only I had some sort of Cuddle-Jumper!

  11. Lol i dont think it was the fact it was a woman who caught it but rather that it was judt good reactions. Then again he may have been joking im not sure

  12. Can I just point out the inadvertent sexism there by Mr SJW? He assumed that only the men were clapping Miranda's catch … unless he's claiming the clearly audible women were 'patronising themselves'.

  13. At 00:50 David is like Will from the inbetweeners!

  14. People were definitely clapping because of sexism, not because the way Miranda caught the ball is a difficult way to catch a ball.

  15. MIRANDA CAUGHT THE BALL WITHOUT LOOKING, WITH ONE HAND AND WHEN IT WASNT DIRECTED AT HER. OBVIOUSLY THE AUDIENCE IS GOING TO APPLAUD HER BECAUSE ITS VERY HARD TO DO THAT. THEY ARE LITERALLY CONGRATULATING HER FOR DOING SOMETHING ALOT OF PEOPLE CANT DO THAT IS NOT SEXIST. THEY ARENT SAYING SHE DID SOMETHING ONLY MEN CAN USUALLY SO THEY ARE JUST CLAPPING, FUCKING CLAPPING. I SWEAR TO GOD PEOPLE THINK THEY NEED TO DEFEND WOMEN WHEN THEY ACHIEVE SOMETHING WELL YAH DONT THAT ITSELF IS SEXIST. I WOULD WANT TO BE CHEERED ON IF I DID THAT. IF MICHAEL (the man the ball was aimed at) CAUGHT IT THE SAME SAY THE AUDIENCE WOULD HAVE THE SAME FUCKING REACTION BECAUSE ITS FUCKING HARD TO DO THAY. WHO EVER THAT GUY IS I HATE HIM

  16. David Mitchell sounds like Zazu from the lion king

  17. lol sexism. If a guy did that catch, I'd clap too. It's a good reflex catch…with one hand!
    fucking shit jesus

  18. People weren't sexist when they clapped at Miranda's catch, Rufus, you fucking idiot. It was just an objectively good and unexpected catch. I can't fucking stand this 'everything is sexist' shit. It had nothing to do with her being a fucking woman outside of HIS mind. Twat.

  19. does the guy who speaks at 1:08 also talk during the movies

  20. " a woman has caught a ball, I'd better make a joke about it"……… The only real sexism in the video.

  21. If you haven't seen this vid yet, it's a lie. Ha

  22. 0:50 Lol the fucking sound and face David makes, it's like the ball hit him in the face.

  23. no, they clapped because it was a good catch

  24. "I'll hold it for you"
    Puts it straight down.

    Women!

  25. Catching something that wasn't thrown to you in one hand while sitting at a 90 degree angle to its trajectory is difficult for anyone

  26. Sexism? Oh please. If anything he’s the sexist one for referring to a woman in her thirties as a “girl”

  27. Discount Simon Pegg doesn't think girls can catch.

  28. I’m surprised they didn’t say lie right away because Jeremy Clarkson is constantly saying I don’t to labor.

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