How did Joe Root’s video go viral?
A video of former England captain and leading batsman Joe Root went viral in the Test series played against New Zealand. This video was taken during the first test match against New Zealand. Kyle Jameson brought his 23rd over for New Zealand. During this, Root was on the non-striker end. But Joe Root did not hold his bat in his hand. Yet his bat stood straight. This video was widely shared and people were calling it magic.
Indian batsman flopped in practice match
Before the Test match, the batsmen of the Indian team have not been seen in their rhythm in the practice match. Captain Rohit Sharma could only score 25 runs for the team. Apart from this, Shubman Gill contributed only 21 runs while Hanuma Vihari could only score three runs. On the other hand, Shreyas Iyer could not even open his account.
Apart from this, Virat Kohli scored 33 runs while Ravindra Jadeja contributed 13 runs. For India, only Sreekar Bharat could score a half-century and he is dated at the crease. While Leicestershire bowler Roman Walker took five wickets.