England captain and Tottenham Hotspur number 9 Harry Kane played cricket at Lord’s ahead of the London Spirit vs Manchester Originals match at the ongoing The Hundred tournament on Monday. Kane, alongside his Spurs teammate Matt Doherty, was seen flaunting his batting prowess during a six-hitting challenge at the iconic cricket venue. The Hundred shared a video of the action in Kane could be seen hitting big shots off friendly full tosses. Kane was likewise seen doing the commentary with former India head coach Ravi Shastri.
— The Hundred (@thehundred) August 8, 2022
Talking about the game, London Spirit beat Manchester Originals by 52 runs, Batting first, the Eoin Morgan-led side posted 160 for 6 in 100 balls. Zak Crawley scored 41 off 34, while Morgan hit a 37 off 26. Kieron Pollard’s quickfire cameo of 34 not out off 11 balls likewise helped the team’s cause. In the bowling department, Paul Walter returned figures of 2 for 18.
In response, Manchester Originals were bundled out for 108 runs as Jordan Thompson took 4 for 21 and Mason Crane returned 2 for 21.
It is worth noting that the game on Monday additionally saw Pollard accomplishing the milestone of playing 600 T20 games. The likes of Dwayne Bravo (543 matches), Shoaib Malik (472), Chris Gayle (463) and Ravi Bopara (426) follow Pollard.