Watch: Adam Gilchrist Takes a Dig at England Ahead of the 2019 World Cup
As hosts England and gearing up for the 2019 World Cup, cricket pundits have already termed them firm favourites for the impending quadrennial event. Since the 2015 World Cup debacle England as a team has shown character to improve leaps and bounds. Thus, they are currently sitting at the top of the perch.
Besides, England are in ominous touch. They have recently thumped Pakistan 4-0 in the five-match series. Currently, England is having a depth in their batting department which has overall benefited the team in chasing 300-plus targets in the recent past.
With featherbeds expected at the forthcoming World Cup, England-Pakistan series has given a fair hint when teams went on to score in excess of 300-runs
Well, in a recent interview during a Fox’s Sports’ World Cup launch, Australian legend – Adam Gilchrist’s cheeky banter on England is winning the internet.
Gilly’s cheek banter on England is winning the internet:
Gilchrist’s prediction for England at the World Cup is hilarious. Credit: Getty Images
Former wicketkeeper-batsman Gilchrist, who predicted reigning champions Australia will lift the World Cup, further spoke about how the Kangaroos have shown consistency during their overseas campaign.
While backing Australia for the World Cup, Gilchrist has taken a dig at England. Meanwhile, his cheeky banter is winning the internet.
Amid Gilchrist’s interview, a loud thud took place behind his back to which Gilchrist asked reporters, ‘what was it’.
Interestingly, Gilchrist followed it up with weird expressions to predict England’s World Cup road for the World Cup.
The prominent figure in the cricketing world Gilchrist thus compared the deafening sound with Eoin Morgan-led England. He jokingly said this is how England will crash out in the semis.
“That’s a proper demolition. That was England in the semis,” Gilchrist cheekily told reporters.
In addition, the World Cup on May 30 with hosts England locking horns with South Africa. Kennington Oval in London will host the tourney opener. However, in a bid to defend the title, Australia will begin their campaign on June 1st against Afghanistan in Bristol.
Watch how Gilchrist jokingly said England will lose the semis:
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