James Anderson mentioned he hoped to get one other likelihood to play at Old Trafford.© AFP
Veteran England pacer James Anderson has lamented the cancellation of the fifth and last Test towards India at Old Trafford that was scheduled to begin on Friday. Taking to Instagram, Anderson mentioned he hoped to get one other likelihood to play on the venue which has been his residence floor as a Lancashire cricketer. The 39-year-old bowler rued the anticlimactic finish to the summer season cricket season and supplied phrases of help to hosts Lancashire nation cricket membership in addition to followers who had travelled to the stadium.
“It’s such a disgrace the summer season of worldwide cricket ended this manner,” Anderson wrote in his Instagram submit.
“I’m gutted for everybody at @lancashirecricket, for the followers who paid for tickets/trains/lodges, for each units of supporters that wished to see the end this collection deserved,” he added.
“I hope will probably be performed once more in some unspecified time in the future and I hope I’ll get to play one other worldwide sport at my residence floor that I like a lot.”
The Old Trafford Test was cancelled after a COVID-19 outbreak within the Indian camp. A member of the Indian group’s help employees examined constructive on the eve of the Test, resulting in the eventual cancellation of the Test.
The BCCI has mentioned it’ll focus on with its English counterparts to try to discover a window to reschedule the match at a later date.
In the 4 matches previous to the Manchester fixture, India had led the collection 2-1. The opening Test at Trent Bridge was drawn earlier than India gained the subsequent conflict at Lord’s.
England inflicted India an innings defeat within the third Test at Headingley however the guests rallied to win the fourth Test on the Oval.
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