English Analyst Sends Signals to Captain Morgan
While England clean sweeped the T20 series against South Africa, there was an interesting sight to behold during the match. What happened was that the English analyst Nathan Leamon started sending coded messages from the dressing room. English Analyst Sends Signals to Captain Eoin Morgan in RSA Vs England 3rd T20.
While the English dubbed the practice as a “little experiment”, veteran English cricketer Michael Vaughan was quite displeased with the practice and he took to Twitter to show his discontent.
“Signals sent from an analyst on a balcony to the captain on the pitch!!!! The world has officially gone nuts !!!” His tweet read. Whether or not the signals played a part in England winning the match is a debatable topic.
Interestingly, as per our sources, the use of codes like these was granted permission by the match referee and anti-corruption officials. The English spokesperson also clarified that these signals were not ‘orders’ and that they were just mere suggestions.
This was an interesting development from a viewer’s perspective since we do not see things like these quite often. If we talk about the match, then England managed to score the mammoth target of 192 runs.
Dawid Malan’s 99 runs made the target look easy. He smashed 11 fours and 5 sixes in his inning. Jos Butler also scored well (67 runs in 46 bowls). With regards to bowling, Ben Stokes was the best bowler who managed to take 2 wickets.
If we talk about the South African batting then Du Plessis and Rassie Van Der Dussen managed to score half-centuries. They both were unbeaten on 52 and 74. But, they didn’t get much support from the bowlers. Because of which England chase the total with 14 balls remaining.
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