Daily Mail UK – Hasan Ali: No more smart watches for Pakistan after ICC intervention

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Press Association

Published:
15:51 EDT, 24 May 2018

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Updated:
15:52 EDT, 24 May 2018

Pakistan seamer Hasan Ali has confirmed an anti-corruption officer asked the tourists to stop wearing smart watches on the field of play.

Summary

  • Hasan Ali: No more smart watches for Pakistan after ICC intervention ByPress Association Published: 15:51 EDT, 24 May 2018 | Updated: 15:52 EDT, 24 May 2018Pakistan seamer Hasan Ali has confirmed an anti-corruption officer asked the tourists to stop wearing smart watches on the field of play.
  • Pakistan´s Hasan Ali answered questions on smart watches (John Walton/PA)At his close-of-play press conference after helping to bowl England out for an under-par 184, despite a battling 70 from Alastair Cook, Hasan clarified that an ICC official had spoken to the tourists – and they will therefore leave their watches off the field in future.
  • Pakistan´s Mohammad Abbas celebrate (John Walton/PA)After Pakistan closed on 50 for one, Cook reflected on England captain Joe Root’s tight call to bat first under cloud cover – on a pitch he expects to deteriorate.
  • England weathered some of the most difficult conditions only to lose their last five wickets for just 16 runs after tea as Hasan and Mohammad Abbas shared eight between them.
  • Joe Root went cheaply (John Walton/PA)“We knew the first two hours were going to be tough, and we scrapped hard,” said Cook.


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