Leach completes Sri Lanka homework and looks forward to practical exam | Vic Marks

Somerset slow left-armer has studied Herath on YouTube and is keen to get started and play only his second Test for England

To his dismay, Jack Leach found himself doing more talking than bowling on a wet day in Colombo. Mysteriously he was denied the opportunity to bowl in the first warm-up match; instead Joe Root and Joe Denly shared 15 overs between them. And then, not so surprisingly, the rain returned to the city on Thursday so that the best England could hope for in their final preparations for the Galle Test was a 50-over game on Friday.

Related: Jos Buttler ‘feared the worst’ after shot hit Sri Lankan fielder on the head

Continue reading...

About the Author

Comments are closed.