During the lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic that has brought the world to a standstill, ex-cricketers revealed that one new skill they have picked up while staying indoors. Also Read - UP News: 21 Fresh Coronavirus Cases in Gautam Buddh Nagar, Total Tally at 591
In a fun chat with presenter Jatin Sapru on Star Sports, former English cricketer Kevin Pietersen revealed he has been cleaning the toilet and that is something he has not done before, whereas former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar said that he has been sweeping the floor. Also Read - 'Govt Penalising Doctors', Delhi Medical Association Hits Out at CM Kejriwal For Warning Hospitals Over COVID-19 Crisis
During the session, former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris said that it has been hot in his part of the world and he has been busy setting up a water sprinkler in his backyard. Also Read - Procure And Stock PPE Kits, Oxygen Masks For 3 Months, Delhi Govt Directs Hospitals Amid Rise in COVID-19 Cases
Manjrekar, who was recently removed from the BCCI commentary panel, said that while sweeping the floor, one has to make sure the ball is kept down, unlike Pietersen’s aerial sweeps.
Here is the video and the full segment can be watched by fans on Saturday at 7 and 9 PM on Star Sports network. Here is the 69-second teaser posted by the Star Sports Twitter handle.
Meanwhile, ICC has put all cricketing action on hold to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
In India, the number of coronavirus positive cases is closing in on the 6000-mark and is on the rise, which is the worrying factor and hence social distancing and staying indoors have been advised.