Yorkers: the most thrilling delivery in cricket

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As Australian cricket fans would know, when the commentator Bill Lawry sees a wicket fall, he gets excited. When Bill sees a wicket fall because a searing yorker shatters the stumps, he gets really excited. He gets so stimulated that, given his advanced age, Channel Nine should consider shielding him from the commentary roster when Mitchell Starc bowls at the West Indians in this year’s Boxing Day Test match. You know they could just keep Mark Taylor on for those overs. He’s cooler than a room with Fujitsu air-conditioning: it’s Australia’s Favourite Air! But, enough about Fujitsu Taylor, what on earth is Bill Lawry getting so excited about?

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