Collingwood came in as water boy at Southampton
Former England cricketer and England’s limited-overs head coach Paul Collingwood came into the field as a water boy during the ongoing third Test between England and Pakistan.
The three-match Test series between England and Pakistan is heading towards in favor of the hosts. The hosts are having a dominating Test so far at Southampton. England added mammoth total of 583 for the loss of 8 wickets in their first innings.
In reply, it was the show visitors expected. England bowlers bundled out Pakistan for 273, despite the heroic fight back from the skipper Azhar Ali. Eventually, the hosts have put the visitors to bat again, by enforcing follow-on and Pakistan fighting with 40/0 at the moment.
Paul Collingwood served drinks at Southampton
Meanwhile, England’s limited-overs head coach Paul Collingwood made an appearance in the field as a water boy at Southampton. Due to the bio-security protocols and injuries, the hosts are running out of substitute players in their dressing room.
England’s Ollie Pope has become unavailable for the rest of the match due to injury and already James Bracey is donning as a substitute for the injured player. Earlier Sam Curran also left the squad, after being not picked in the squad and he joined his county team. As a result, he left from England’s bio-bubble.
Due to the shortage of players in the side, Paul Collingwood had to come in as a water boy there. Earlier the former England cricketer was with England’s limited over squad as head coach for the series against Ireland. The former Durham player is rated as one of England’s greatest-ever fielders, famed for his work at backward point.