‘What goes around, comes around,’ says Alastair Cook after Joe Root receives a groin injury.
Alastair Cook also joked that since the groin injury, he has had two children.
During the last seconds of play on Day 4 of the 2nd Ashes Test match. England captain Joe Root was struck on the crotch with a devastating delivery from Australian pacer Mitchell Starc. Root collapsed to the ground, writhing in agony.
Root had already been struck in the groin when exercising in the nets/ Prior to the start of play on Day 4, and he was already suffering from the same injury. Alastair Cook, the former England Test captain, has reacted to Root’s groin injury.
Cook was hit on the groin while fielding in the slip cordon during an Ashes Test match against Australia in 2015, and Root, who was fielding next to him, was splits looking at Cook. ‘What goes around, comes around,’ Cook added.
After that blow, the former England batting great stated that he is fine because he has two children. Cook also quipped that he had no idea how Root is recovering from the punch.
“I’d like to believe that what goes around comes around. However, I was unaffected. Since then, I’ve had two children. “I’m not sure how Rooty is right now,” Cook stated, according to The West.
Alastair Root is impacted in the abdomen area as seen below.
It was not the best of times to get hit: Travis Head
Following Root’s groin injury. Australian cricketer Travis Head said that the Aussies were ordered to give the England captain some room. Head finished by calling the injury “unfortunate,” noting that Root was in peril with Starc rushing in.
“We were urged to keep our distance since he needed some space, so we did.” Obviously, he had a hard morning (on Sunday), and Starcy (bowling) on that line is never pleasant. Travis Head stated, “Unfortunately, with the day he’d had, it wasn’t the best time to get hit.”