Mark Wood was treading a fine line in England training on Monday by putting Eoin Morgan’s sense of humour to the test with a mistimed throw that struck him in the face.
As England prepared for their second Tri-series match against Australia on Wednesday, all-rounder Wood may have put his place in the side at risk after accidentally catching the face of captain Morgan during a fielding exercise.
The ball was hurled high and long by a batsman setting up the exercise, it was well gathered by Wood, who looked to complete a slick piece of boundary-defence by passing the to Morgan as they overlapped. Morgan though, wasn’t expecting it.
Eoin Morgan took a minute to himself during England training after being hit in the face
The England captain was participating in a fielding drill with Mark Wood on Monday
Wood (right) was in charge of collecting the ball before handing it to captain Morgan
As they crossed, Wood’s pass caught Morgan square in the nose. It was hard not…Read More