England Take a look at captain Joe Root dismissed for a scratchy 16 on his return to motion for Yorkshire

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England Take a look at captain Joe Root dismissed for a scratchy 16 by rookie off-spinner Callum Taylor on his return to motion for Yorkshire towards Glamorgan at Headingley

  • Joe Root grew to become the third first-class sufferer of 22-year-old Callum Taylor  
  • England Take a look at captain was caught at lengthy off for simply 16 at Headingley on Friday
  • Gamers held a two-minute lunchtime silence as a mark of respect to Prince Philip

Joe Root escaped the ignominy of being dismissed by his youthful brother Billy however fell cheaply to a different fledgling off-spinner throughout an unconvincing return to the county ranks.

The England Take a look at captain entered Yorkshire’s match versus Glamorgan having not seen his lesser-known sibling since final September and seemed like turning into the sufferer of household bragging rights when a missed sweep on 4 sparked an enormous enchantment for leg earlier than from the Welsh aspect, just for umpire Russell Warren to supply a reprieve by judging the ball struck the pad exterior the road of off-stump.

However he grew to become the third first-class sufferer of 22-year-old Callum Taylor when, quickly after a two-minute lunchtime silence as a mark of respect to Prince Philip, he tried to impose himself with a straight blow down the bottom however miscued a low full toss and towered a catch to mid-off.

England Test captain Joe Root was caught at long off for just 16 at Headingley on Friday

England Take a look at captain Joe Root was caught at lengthy off for simply 16 at Headingley on Friday

A scratchy 59-ball 16, his first County Championship innings for 2 years, was a part of an underwhelming Yorkshire batting effort that noticed them dismissed for 193 at Headingley, a first-innings deficit of 137.

Leicestershire, the 2019 picket spoonists, have been one other group going through an uphill job to keep away from the follow-on following contributions of 231 by James Vince and 152 not out by Liam Dawson, each at higher than a run a ball, in Hampshire’s 612 for 5 declared at Grace Street.

Essex captain Tom Westley additionally registered a double hundred for the reigning champions of their opening fixture towards Worcestershire at Chelmsford.

Darren Stevens — who turns 45 later this month and this week grew to become the oldest participant within the Championship since Eddie Hemmings in 1995 — and Dane Vilas, the Lancashire captain, each reached three figures regardless of the plunging temperatures.

Players held a two-minute lunchtime silence as a mark of respect to Prince Philip

Gamers held a two-minute lunchtime silence as a mark of respect to Prince Philip

In the meantime, Sadiq Khan has given his backing to Surrey’s formidable plans to carry Indian Premier League matches in England.

The London Mayor confirmed his help for the transfer, revealed by Sportsmail on Thursday, when he stated: ”Surrey are talking to groups in India and colleagues within the BCCI and IPL.

‘I do know Londoners are hungry to see extra of the likes of Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant and, with two of the world’s biggest cricket grounds in Lord’s and the Kia Oval, London is ideally positioned to carry IPL matches.”

MCC additionally backed the venture, which Surrey hope will even embody staging video games exterior the capital, in all probability in Birmingham, Manchester or Leeds.