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Watch: Joe Root bats left-handed vs Pakistan in Rawalpindi Take a look at

England’s right-handed batter Joe Root stunned everybody as he switched his stance to bat like a southpaw within the ongoing first Take a look at between host Pakistan and England at Rawalpindi on Sunday. Root did this after scoring his half-century.

He confronted two balls batting left-handed earlier than switching to his unique place as a right-hander. The previous England captain was finally dismissed for 73 by Zahid Mahmood.

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Within the second innings, England declared its innings at 264 for 7 after posting a mammoth 657 runs within the first innings.

Root, nonetheless, isn’t the primary cricketer to reverse his batting stance in the course of a aggressive match.

Former Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar, whereas representing Bombay, batted left-handed in opposition to Karnataka within the Ranji Trophy semifinal in 1982. Gavaskar, coming to bat at no. eight, batted as a southpaw and scored an unbeaten 18.

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