Sporting Deal | Sports News | Viral Video Chart: Kevin Pietersen does Gangnam Style, US presidential debate

skip to content

All NewsLatest News: Simmons sizzles as Sixers dispatch Celtics

All Betting TipsLatest Betting Tips: Horse Racing - Tip of the Day

All NewsLatest News: Barrett in for Cane in NZ back-row

All ReviewsTop Bookmakers: William Hill are rated 9/10 and offer a £0 sign up bonus

All Welcome BonusesWelcome Bonuses: Bet Victor - Bet £5 Get £30

Latest NewsArchive

Viral Video Chart: Kevin Pietersen does Gangnam Style, US presidential debate

12th October 2012

Watch the England cricketer take on Chris Gayle, and Barack Obama and Mitt Romney get the Bad Lip Reading treatment

You know an internet phenomenon is almost over when Boris Johnson mentions Gangnam Style in his Tory conference speech. West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle couldn’t help getting in on the action during the Windies’ Twenty20 campaign, and on Sunday the whole team were at it as they celebrated their victory over Sri Lanka. This week, India’s Star Cricket somehow managed to persuade ex-England captain Kevin Pietersen to do a take on a Gangnam-style dance – but the results are more reminiscent of David Brent than Psy, and presenters Sourav Ganguly and Wasim Akram don’t look that impressed.

Many fans of Olympic medal winners Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish must have dreamed of owning one of their bikes, which are made of carbon fibre and cost in the region of £10,000. But they wouldn’t want to do what mountain bike trials rider Martyn Ashton done to one of those bikes (a Pinarello Dogma 2): some truly sensational Danny MacAskill-style stunts on roadside obstacles. The Tour de France was never like this.

Finally, if you enjoyed Bad Lip Reading’s takes on Twilight and The Hunger Games, their spoof of the first presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is great – if increasingly surreal – viewing. Jim Lehrer will never look the same way again ...

Guardian Viral Video Chart. Compiled by Unruly Media and tweaked a bit by Dugald

1 Martyn Ashton - Road Bike Party
Don’t come crying to us if you try this with your new Specialized Allez

2 KP does Gangnam Dance Competing with Gayle - Ganguly & Wasim Pull KP’s Leg
KP gets nutty

3 Why Obama Now
Simpsons and Family Guy animator Lucas Gray gets political

4 CBS WKBT News Anchor’s On-Air Response to Viewer Calling Her Fat (Oct. 2nd, 2012)
TV presenter takes stand against bullying

5 Human-Powered Freerunning Machine - with Jason Paul
Some great stunts among the Robe Goldberg machinations

6 Novak Djokovic dancing in Gangnam Style with ball kids China Open 2012
First cricket, now tennis

7 T20 World Cup 2012 | West Indies Team Celebration In Gangnam style Dance | Chris Gayle Gangnam style
Windies going Gangnam busters

8 “Eye Of The Sparrow” — A Bad Lip Reading of the First 2012 debate
‘I see a purple idiot who speaks German, with a big spunky Labradoodle puppy’

9 Black & White (In Colour)
From (50) shades of grey to technicolor

10 Gangnam Style: Boris Johnson remix
Mop-headed madness

Source: Viral Video Chart. Compiled from data gathered at 18:00 on 11 October 2012. The Viral Video Chart is currently based on a count of the embedded videos and links on approximately 2m blogs, as well as Facebook and Twitter. © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds

Read more at The Guardian
© Guardian News & Media Limited

Please Log In / Register to Leave a Comment

Please log in or register to leave a comment about this article.

Found new entry: Simmons sizzles as Sixers dispatch Celtics

ERROR in url_title: This URL title is being used by another entry. URL titles must be unique.

Found new entry: Barrett in for Cane in NZ back-row

ERROR in url_title: This URL title is being used by another entry. URL titles must be unique.

Osemele to have surgery amid Jets row already exists.

Found new entry: WATCH: SSN in 60 Seconds

ERROR in url_title: This URL title is being used by another entry. URL titles must be unique.

Found new entry: CL: Messi milestone in unconvincing Barca win

ERROR in url_title: This URL title is being used by another entry. URL titles must be unique.

Mitro hat-trick fires Fulham past Luton already exists.

Okolie: This will be for Shane already exists.

Ox double on CL return helps beat Genk already exists.

EFL highlights: Fulham win, Posh top of L1 already exists.

Coventry back to winning ways already exists.

Last-gasp Brownhill sinks Charlton already exists.

ZOZO Championship: Latest scores already exists.

Emery: I wanted Fabinho at Arsenal already exists.

Ricciardo, Hulkenberg suffer disqualification already exists.

Huddersfield hold Boro to extend unbeaten run already exists.

Peterborough thump Accrington to go top already exists.

Ole: Kane is one of the best already exists.

Crooks double downs Ipswich already exists.

Liverpool condemn 'offensive' Origi banner already exists.

Shinnie wins it late for Derby already exists.

Entries with errors: 4

Time taken: 2.689285993576 seconds.

Memory used: 9,667,312 bytes.

Import has finished.