The deadly game of this bowler in England, broke the elbow of one veteran and bled out the other's cheek.

The deadly game of this bowler in England, broke the elbow of one veteran and bled out the other's cheek.

Teams go to play matches in the cricket stadium. And the spectators go to see the interesting battle of ball and bat. But what would you say if some other game is being played in the match instead of cricket. The game is also not like that, but deadly. This is exactly what happened in the match we are talking about. In this match, open game was played on a pitch of 22 yards. If the ball hit someone's elbow, blood started flowing from someone's cheek. This bloody match was played in England and today i.e. 21st July was that day. The match was between England and Australia. The series was of Ashes and the ground was of Lord's.

In the year 2005, in this match, which lasted from 21 to 24 July, the Australian team came out to bat first. The whole team was bundled out for 190 runs. The maximum damage was done by the tall stature Steve Hermison, who took five wickets for 43 runs in 11.2 overs. During this stormy bowling, when he hit a fast ball on the elbow of Justin Langer, then blood started coming out of Ricky Ponting's cheek. Langer scored 40 runs for Australia, while Shane Warne contributed 28 and Simon Katich contributed 27 runs. However, the condition of England was not very good and in the first innings, the team was reduced to 155 runs. Kevin Pietersen scored 57 runs while Geraint Jones contributed 30 runs. England's back for Australia was broken by Glenn McGrath, who took five wickets. Three victims came in Brettie Lee's part, then Shane Warne took two wickets.

Australia won by 239 runs

Now Australia performed better in the second innings and scored 384 runs. Michael Clarke scored the highest 91 runs, Simon Katich scored 67 and Damien Martin scored 65 runs. Captain Ricky Ponting scored 42 runs and 34 runs came off Matthew Hayden's bat. Steve Hermison took three wickets this time, while Matthew Hoggard and Andrew Flintoff had two victims each. England got the target of 420 runs in this way. The team could not struggle much and was reduced to 180 runs. Only three players could score more than 10 runs. In this, Kevin Pietersen contributed 64 not out, Marcus Trescothick 44 and Andrew Strauss contributed 37 runs. Four batsmen could not open the account. McGrath also took four wickets in this innings. At the same time, Shane Warne also sent four batsmen to the pavilion. Brett Lee took two wickets.


IND vs ENG: Rishabh Pant told his secret before the England series, due to these reasons, made a splash throughout the year

IND vs ENG: Rishabh Pant told his secret before the England series, due to these reasons, made a splash throughout the year

Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant is glad that he has seen ups and downs in his short international career so far which has helped him shine as a player as he learned from his mistakes. Pant, who recently recovered from Kovid-19, is ready to play his 22nd Test match for India at the same ground (Trentbridge) on which he made his first impression in Test matches by hitting a long six in 2018. Pant told 'BCCI.TV' on Saturday, 'It has been a wonderful journey because at the very beginning of my career I saw many ups and downs. As a cricketer, you grow, learn from your mistakes, improve yourself and come back and perform well. I am glad that I learned from my mistakes and took advantage of whatever opportunity I got after that. I'm happy.'

Pant said that he tries to learn from all the top cricketers to become a better player. He said, 'I talk to Rohit bhai a lot like about the game what we did in the last match and what we can do in the next matches. What can I add to my game? I also take technical knowledge from Virat bhai. Especially about the back and forth game of the wicket playing England. He wants to learn from everyone to become a better player. They said,

I also talk to Ravi bhai (Shastri) a lot because he has played a lot of cricket around the world. When Ash bhai (Ashwin) is bowling, he knows what the intentions of the batsman are. So as a batsman I can talk to the bowler about what he is thinking. As a player, I want to learn from everyone.

Pant is scoring runs at an average of over 43 in Tests

Rishabh Pant has scored more than 1400 runs in Test career so far with an average of over 43. He has scored three centuries in Tests and has taken 83 wickets behind the wicket. Earlier this year, he single-handedly led India to victory on the tour of Australia. Then in the home Test series against England too, this young player had a tremendous performance. Regarding this, he said, 'I think as a cricketer, I have changed in the last one year because even if your process is right, the results do not come in favor but but you have to trust the process and do it again and again. have to stay. I had faith in my process and now I am getting results.