Ravichandran Ashwin confirmed off his dart abilities 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 possibly on Day 1 of the eagerly anticipated remaining of the World Test Championship. However, 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. However, as they waited through the day to see if there was any likelihood of play resuming, Ashwin used the spare time to attempt his hand at being correct with one thing else – darts!
In a video tweeted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Ashwin will be seen enjoying darts with members of India’s teaching workers.
“When rain didn’t stop play,” the BCCI wrote with a wink emoji. “#TeamIndia members enjoyed a game of dart on the sidelines during the rain break in Southampton.”
Watch the video right here:
– BCCI (@BCCI) June 18, 2021
Initially, the primary session was washed out attributable to 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 what would have been the second session. But 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 is a reserve day on June 23 to attempt to make up for misplaced time, if it isn’t attainable to take action inside the scheduled 5 days’ play, and a name on that might be taken afterward within the match by the officers.
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