Ollie Pope throughout a observe session for the England cricket workforce.© Instagram/Ollie Pope
Young England cricketer Ollie Pope took a flying catch on Tuesday throughout a observe session with Surrey County Cricket Club. The official Twitter deal with of Surrey poked enjoyable at Pope utilizing the video, saying the 23-year-old put further effort whereas fielding as soon as the digital camera is out and we’re recording. “CAMERA’S OUT! An extra ounce of effort when we’re recording @OPope32?” Surrey Cricket captioned the clip on Twitter. Pope is at present a part of Surrey’s squad within the ongoing Country Championship 2021.
— Surrey Cricket (@surreycricket) May 4, 2021
Just two weeks in the past, Pope produced a terrific knock as Surrey held Leicestershire for a draw of their County Champions match. Pope, who scored 245 runs off 272 balls within the match, fell six runs wanting his career-best. Pope’s knock was laced with 29 boundaries.
Surrey are at present positioned on the fourth spot in Group 2, County Championship desk with 46 factors. So far, they’ve performed 4 video games, received one, misplaced two and drew a match. Surrey will subsequent tackle Leicestershire of their reverse leg on the Grace Road, Leicester. The match will begin on May 6.
Pope has represented England in 17 Test matches and amassed 798 runs at a median of 31.92. So far, he has scored one century and 5 fifties, along with his highest rating being 135.
Pope made his debut in red-ball cricket in 2018, during India’s tour of England. He was named in England’s enjoying XI for the second Test of the five-match collection towards India. He scored 28 runs on debut as England received the match by an innings and 158 runs. England received the Test collection, 4-1.
Pope was additionally a part of England’s squad that travelled to India earlier this 12 months for an all-format collection. India received the T20I collection 3-2, ODI collection 2-1 and Test collection 3-1.
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