Former England cricket team captain and cricket commentator Nasser Hussain is known for his passionate and sometimes "over-enthusiastic" commentary during the matches. Hussain, who is calling for England vs Australia match in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Lord's, termed those claiming that "500 run mark" can be touched as "fool-head." This makes one wonder if Hussain took a dig at India cricket team captain Virat Kohli since it was Kohli who had said that "England could be the team to score 500 runs in ODIs." England vs Australia Live Cricket Score of ICC World Cup 2019 Match.
Hussain's comment came in the early stages of the match underway between England and Australia in Lord's. The commentators were discussing on the pattern of run scoring in the world cup so far which led to Hussain commenting that talks of runs in excess of 400 and 500 are absolutely baseless and said only a "fool-head" could say such a thing. England vs Australia Match Scorecard 32th ODI Match.
This is not the first time that Nasser Hussain has crossed the line while calling in a match. In the year 2011, Hussain had called Indian fielders "donkeys" without naming any. “One or two donkeys in the field still,” Nasser had said during commentating in the match between India and England in a one-off Twenty20 match in Manchester. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – Points Table.
England are facing five-time World Cup winning champions Australia in match 32 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Lord's Cricket Ground on Tuesday. This is a must win match for England as the result of this game will determine England's fate as far as booking a place in the semi-finals of world cup is concerned. England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field first against Australia. A win for Australia in this match will confirm their place in the semi-finals.