England batsman Joe Root says his ‘mic-drop’ celebration after scoring a century in Tuesday’s victory over India at Headingley is “essentially the most embarrassing factor I’ve completed on a cricket subject”.
Root, whose second successive century ensured England clinched the one-day collection 2-1, dropped his bat within the method of a singer dropping a microphone on the finish of a efficiency.
“It was a automobile crash,” he stated.
“I’ve not heard the top of it. It was one thing I instantly regretted.”
Root’s century – his 13th in one-day internationals, essentially the most by an England batsman – steered the group to an eight-wicket win.
He stated: “You’d suppose in the event you have been going to do a celebration like that you just’d have smacked it 30 yards out of the bottom nevertheless it did not actually get there did it?
“It was essentially the most embarrassing factor I’ve completed on a cricket subject.”
With England’s limited-overs summer season now completed, the primary of 5 Checks in opposition to India begins on Wednesday, 1 August at Edgbaston.