England compete football bin challenge during rain break in first Test against Pakistan

England put their heads together during a rain break on day one of the first Test against Pakistan to complete football’s bin challenge!

After several warm-up attempts, seven players combined to head a ball from the players’ balcony at Emirates Old Trafford into a bin at pitch level without it touching the ground.

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Seamer James Anderson got things underway alongside captain Joe Root and Chris Woakes upstairs before the sequence was extended by Mark Wood, Jos Buttler, Dom Bess and Ollie Pope by the boundary boards, with Wood supplying the killer touch with a cushioned header at the end.

The ‘goal’ prompted joyous celebrations amongst the players involved as well as their team-mates and backroom staff, including head coach Chris Silverwood.

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