The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) banned the usage of Saliva in Take a look at cricket following the Covid-19 pandemic. However there’s nothing to fret about. Not at the very least for former England captain Joe Root, who found a brand new option to shine the ball.
On Day 3 of the primary Take a look at towards Pakistan in Rawalpindi, Root rubbed the ball on left-arm spinner Jack Leach’s head to shine the ball. The incident sparked laughter amongst commentators within the dressing room. The video of the identical has now gone viral on social media.
Watch Video – Joe Root Shines Ball on Jack Leach’s Sweating Head
Earlier, England had received the toss and opted to bat within the first Take a look at on the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. The guests took full benefit of the flat monitor at Rawalpindi as they scored a report 657 runs within the first innings courtesy of centuries from Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, and Harry Brook.
For Pakistan, Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, and Babar Azam have smashed centuries because the Males in Inexperienced completed the third day’s play on 499/7 and are nonetheless trailing by 158 runs. They might be seeking to surpass England’s first-innings lead when the play resumes on Sunday, December 4.