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Watch: Jason Holder at his chirping best again, tries to get under the skin of Rizwan

by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

Watch: Jason Holder was caught on the stump mic, having fun with some light banter as Mohammad Rizwan took guard on day one of the second Test between West Indies and Pakistan.

Holder, whose pretty loud chirping from the slip cordon has become customary of late, tried to get under the skin of Mohammad Rizwan early in the Pakistan wicketkeeper’s innings.

The incident happened in the 55th over of the innings with Rizwan still fairly new to the crease. Holder, who had dismissed Rizwan in the first Test, reminded Kyle Mayers the bowler how Rizwan was dismissed in the first Test, falling over while trying to play a fuller ball.


Rizwan had walked in shortly after West Indies found an opening when Fawad Alam, after a 166-run stand with Babar Azam, walked off limping with cramps. Earlier, Pakistan were 2-3 after a searing opening burst by the new ball bowlers, but the Fawad – Babar stand put Pakistan back in the game.

Soon after Fawad left the field, Holder got into Rizwan with his constant chirping, West Indies found another breakthrough when Babar was caught out in the cordon off Kemar Roach.

Watch Holder chirping away from the slip cordon here:

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