The England cricket workforce are in supreme type as they gear up for the upcoming collection towards India. The workforce beneath Joe Root’s management on Monday accomplished a 2-0 whitewash towards Sri Lanka as they gained the second Take a look at by six wickets.
It was an all-round effort from the English unit, with each the bowlers and batsmen chipping within the triumph. Skipper Root had a implausible outing with the bat as he accomplished a double century within the first encounter and adopted it up with one other fantastic century at Galle, the venue for the second Take a look at.
The calm and composed English batsman was on prime of his sport each with the bat and within the subject. Standing at slips, the 30-year-old was discovered chirping, attempting to inspire his bowlers and distract the hosts from settling down within the center.
A video of it has gone viral on social media, the place Root is heard sledging his counterpart Dinesh Chandimal, because the Lankan skipper will get able to face Jack Leach.
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Root, within the video says: “Come on Chandi, Throw Your Wicket Away”.
To Root’s amazement, the Sri Lankan skipper did find yourself throwing away his wicket on the very following supply as James Anderson ran backwards and accomplished a catch to ship Chandimal packing on 9.
In one other incident from the identical match, Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella joined the act, which additionally had the same end result. The Lankan wicketkeeper tried to distract Jonny Bairstow by declaring that he has been dropped from the England squad for the upcoming tour.
Dickwella’s sledge work towards bairstow
“ Dropped from the India tour, however going to play the ipl, taking part in for money solely “ pic.twitter.com/d5zw36ij3h
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Dickwella then goes on so as to add that the cricketer solely performs for cash. One ball after the sledge was recorded on the stump mic, Bairstow was dismissed.