When Hamish & Andy Were Called Up To Tell A Joke To The Australian Cricket Team
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Andy Lee has run through when himself and Hamish Blake were called up by former Aussie cricket coach Darren Lehmann to tell the players a joke before the start of a game.
Joining Kennedy Molloy on Tuesday, Andy explained how he had the luxury of doing it twice - on Boxing Day and at the 2015 World Cup final - in a tradition Lehmann started for the players.
"It started the game," he explained.
"'Boof' brought it in...he wanted to get people a bit more relaxed and enjoying their cricket, and they thought the fun of saying a joke at the start of the match would ease the nervousness for the player.
"They ran out of players, they went to staff, they ran out of staff and then 'Boof' started calling in favours..."