When CNN's Piers Morgan criticized England's cricket team in November for being "too slow," former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee challenged him to a one-on-one battle so Morgan could get a taste of what the game is really like. But we never actually thought he'd do it.
We were very wrong. On Thursday, in front of a crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia, Morgan suited up to face 6 balls from one of the fastest bowlers in the world.
Morgan put it into perspective:
So what does being hit with a cricket ball traveling at about 90-100 mph look like?
Morgan is indeed alive, but said it was a struggle for survival:
We could ask the same question. Watch the video to relive the entire moment.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article stated that Morgan's face-off with the fast bowler occurred inside the stadium at Melbourne Cricket Ground; it took place outside the stadium.