Ravichandran Ashwin confirmed off his dart expertise on the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.© Twitter
India’s spin-bowling all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin would have been trying ahead to being correct with the ball in hand perhaps on Day 1 of the eagerly anticipated ultimate of the World Check Championship. Nevertheless, rain had different plans in retailer for India and New Zealand – and their supporters – as the primary day was washed out with out as a lot because the toss happening. Nevertheless, as they waited in the course of the day to see if there was any likelihood of play resuming, Ashwin used the spare time to strive his hand at being correct with one thing else – darts!
In a video tweeted by the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI), Ashwin might be seen enjoying darts with members of India’s teaching employees.
“When rain did not cease play,” the BCCI wrote with a wink emoji. “#TeamIndia members loved a recreation of dart on the sidelines in the course of the rain break in Southampton.”
Watch the video right here:
– BCCI (@BCCI) June 18, 2021
Initially, the primary session was washed out resulting from incessant rain in Southampton. There was a glimmer of hope of some play happening when rain stopped and an inspection was scheduled for half-way by way of what would have been the second session. However shortly earlier than the anticipated time of the inspection, it began to rain once more and the umpires determined to desert play for the day.
There’s a reserve day on June 23 to try to make up for misplaced time, if it’s not attainable to take action inside the scheduled 5 days’ play, and a name on that shall be taken afterward within the match by the officers.
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