Former England captains Michael Atherton and Nasser Hussain
The touring England aspect discovered itself in a troublesome state of affairs on the eve of the primary Take a look at match towards Pakistan in Rawalpindi as a number of of its gamers, together with captain Ben Stokes, had been struck down by an unknown virus. The Pakistan cricket board mentioned on Wednesday that it was discussing subsequent steps with the England and Wales Cricket Board. “The PCB and ECB are in discussions concerning the.netmencement of the first #PAKvENG Take a look at as some England gamers are down with viral an infection,” the board mentioned on Twitter.
England paceman Stuart Broad determined to have some enjoyable and tweeted the pictures of former England captain Michael Atherton and Nasser Hussain with the caption, “An choice?” as a response to the tweet by the 2 cricket boards.
To not be left behind within the social media banter sport, Hussain instantly replied on Broad’s.netment with, “Siri present me the alternative of Bazball !!!”. In what can seen as an awesome instance of self-depricating humour, Hussain just about instructed that the method of each the previous greats was fairly reverse to the attacking trend by which England has began batting in Take a look at cricket since Brendon McCullum took over as coach of the Take a look at aspect and Ben Stokes assumed captaincy.
England are on their first Take a look at tour of Pakistan in 17 years, following their Twenty20 aspect taking part in seven matches within the nation two months in the past, taking the sequence 4-3.
Issues with meals and gamers b.neting sick through the Twenty20 sequence led to the choice to carry a chef, Omar Meziane, who additionally labored with the England males’s soccer group on the 2018 World Cup in Russia and at Euro 2020.
England and Pakistan will contest a three-Take a look at sequence with the second in Multan starting December 9 and the third in Karachi from December 17-21.
(With AFP inputs)
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