Video: Cricket bat v gunshot sounds This was a test to determine if a bat striking a wooden door could sound similar to a gunshot, as Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial was told. March 13 2014 at 11:37am Related Stories Comment Guidelines Please read our comment guidelines. Login and register, if you haven’ t already. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As) Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.