ENGLAND cricket ace Eoin Morgan took a ball to the face in coaching for the Tri-collection showdown with Australia.
Captain Morgan was working in the area when he was caught in the mush by a James Wooden throw.
However the injury can’t have been too dangerous as each made mild of the slapstick second on their social media pages.
Morgan shared the video with the caption: “Joyful Monday #intheface @mawood33,'
And Wooden pretended to be involved that KOing somebody of such significance might hurt his profession, writing: “Observe to self… don’t hit the captain in the face.”
A batsman whacked a simple toss-up proper into Wooden’s palms and he tried to cross it slickly off to Morgan on the overlap, just for ball to flooring him with a shot to the face.
The clumsy incident occurred at the Bellerive Cricket Oval, the place Morgan's aspect meet the previous enemy of their first's match of the collection on Wednesday.
England tuned up in type with an eight-wicket victory over the Prime Ministers XI in Canberra on Friday.
Joe Root can be absent after returning residence to relaxation after the ODI collection.
Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali have additionally been rested.
Ben Stokes has been named in England's squad to face New Zealand on February thirteen.