RAWALPINDI: England players met a new friend on the field during their training session here at Pindi Stadium ahead of the first Test against Pakistan.
In a viral video on social media, Joe Root alongside other English players can be seen feeding a kitten with milk in a cup. Root brought a cup of milk from their dressing room and fed a kitten who came to see them in the training session.
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England is scheduled to play their first Test against Pakistan tomorrow amid a virus hit half of their squad members.
According to a brief statement by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), only Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Keaton Jennings, Ollie Pope and Joe Root attended today’s optional training session.
As BBC Sports reported, around 14 members of England’s squad including captain Ben Stokes have suffered a viral infection.
Following the report, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) released a statement. “The PCB and ECB are in discussions regarding the commencement of the 1st Pakistan vs England first Test as some England players are down with viral infection. The PCB continues to monitor the situation, is in contact with the ECB and will provide further updates in due course,” the cricket board stated.
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