During the pre-match press conference of the fifth test, Captain Stokes was settling down on the chair when his teammate Mark Wood did funny stuff. The wittiest character in the English team Mark Wood played the renowned song of Barbie which left every in the room bursting out laughing.
England and Australia are set for another electric test match beginning on the 27th of July at the Oval. The much is very high as England will have a chance to level the series and avoid back-to-back Ashes defeats.
A day before the 5th Test a mandatory press conference was conducted in which captains of both the teams Ben Stokes and Pat Cummins were present. While the English captain Ben Stokes came on to the mic a weird thing happened.
Watch: Mark Wood hijacks microphone to have fun with Ben Stokes
The fastest fast bowler of this Ashes series Mark Wood had some fun with his captain in the press room. While Stokes was waiting for everyone to settle Mark Wood played the famous Barbie song on the microphone. The English captain didn’t even hesitate for once and he straight away guessed that it was Mark Wood who did it.
🎙️ As Ben Stokes was sitting down for his pre-match press conference…
Mark Wood decided to hijack the microphone and have a bit of fun 😂
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) July 26, 2023
Moreover, Mark Wood was standing right next to the press room when Stokes spotted him and he just ran away in laughter after getting caught.
The English cricket board posted the video of the incident with the caption “As Ben Stokes was sitting down for his pre-match press conference… Mark Wood decided to hijack the microphone and have a bit of fun
Barbie 1-0 Oppenheimer”
These days two movies have launched worldwide and both of them are creating a lot of buzz around the world. One is related to the Barbie cartoon and the other one is to the famous scientist Oppenheimer who made the first-ever Nuclear bomb.
Both movies were released on the same day and are rocking the box office.
Australia won the toss and elected to bowl first in the 5th Test
The Aussie skipper has won the first-ever toss of the series and after winning it he decided to bowl first. England has opted for the same 11 which they played in the fourth test whereas Australia has made one single change replacing Green with Murphy.
It will be interesting to see whether the English batters will hold onto the bazball approach in the final test.