Jack Leach delight after Test catch marks friendship forged at Somerset

• England spinner celebrates special moment with fielder
• ‘I can’t thank Moeen and Adil enough for helping me’

Ostensibly the dismissal of Dilruwan Perera was one of the more forgettable moments of another diverting day of the first Test against Sri Lanka. But not for Jack Leach. Immediately the catch was taken he started running at the fielder yelling “caught Buttler bowled Leach, caught Buttler bowled Leach”.

It was a dismissal Leach had dreamed about when the pair were playing for Somerset Under-11s. “To be out there with him and to have that dismissal in the book is special for me and hopefully for him as well,” Leach said.

Continue reading...

About the Author

Comments are closed.