Joe Root experiments with bizarre field in first Ashes Test that includes FIVE catchers in front of square: 'This is like a new form of Bodyline!'



After two days at The Gabba, the first Ashes Test of the five-match series remains firmly in the balance.
And alongside the pitchside swimming pool and Kevin Pietersen's shoes, Joe Root's innovative captaincy has been a major talking point at The Gabba.
The England captain has experimented with a number of inventive tactics to try and tempt Australian batsman into giving away their wicket. 
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He brought on spinner Moeen Ali early on to target Usman Khawaja and sought to starve David Warner of strike by cutting off his boundary options.
But none of Root's experiments... read more

 
24 November 2017 in Sport, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
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