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WATCH: Ben Foakes trips over stumps trying to collect ball; AB de Villiers hilariously calls it rugby tackle

Ben Foakes tripped over stumps as he remained ball-watching
Image Source : SCREENGRAB Ben Foakes tripped over stumps as he remained ball-watching

Team India dominated the primary day of the opening Test in opposition to England in Hyderabad on Thursday, January 25. After bowling out England for 246, India scored 119 of them on the primary day itself with Yashasvi Jaiswal scoring a quickfire 76* off 70 because the left-hander was Bazballing the England crew themselves with a optimistic intent proper from the outset. England did recuperate from a middle-order collapse owing to a 70-run knock by skipper Ben Stokes.

Wicketkeeper Ben Foakes did not rating a lot with the bat, nevertheless, was concerned in one of many moments of the match. The incident occurred on the primary ball of the third over bowled by Mark Wood. Rohit flicked a fuller supply to deep sq. leg the place Ollie Pope picked and threw the ball to the keeper’s finish. Foakes, nevertheless, remained ball-watching and had to run from his place to collect the ball. Foakes ended up ignoring the stumps whereas watching the ball and tripped over.

Foakes had a fall, which made each the Indian batters Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rohit Sharma have a look at the English keeper and even the bowler Mark Wood, who was returning again to his bowling mark. Thankfully, Foakes did not get harm and the match continued.

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Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers noticed a humorous aspect of the incident as did Foakes’ teammates. “Ben Foakes that was hilarious. Proper Rugby tackle on the stumps,” de Villiers wrote on X (previously Twitter).

England did miss a trick by not getting off-spinner Joe Root in early as Jasiwal saved smashing the spin trio of Tom Hartley, Jack Leach and Rehan Ahmed, who all bowl into him and the left-hander feasted. Rohit did get out as he mistimed a lofted shot and handed a easy catch to his counterpart Ben Stokes.

Shubman Gill survived an LBW name early in his innings earlier than settling down as each he and Jaiswal took India via to the stumps with none extra hiccups. India are nonetheless 127 runs behind, however they’ve 9 wickets in hand.

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