The "Soldier Salute" man and West Indies pacer Sheldon Cottrell is already making heads turn and forcing batsmen to walk away to the pavilion. Cottrell, who celebrates every wicket he takes by saluting in soldier style, has already made a couple of salutes as he wrecked havoc on Australian batsmen in the Australia vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match at Southampton. Australia vs West Indies Live Cricket Score 10th ODI Match.
West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and opted to field first against the five time World Cup winning team Australia. The West Indies pacers once again proved their captain right as they ran through the Australian top order. The Australian team is in deep crisis as they have lost half the side even before they reached the total of 100. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jason Holder, Andre Russell, Shai Hope and Other Key Players in the West Indies Team for CWC.
Watch the Video of Sheldon Cottrell Celebrating With His Salute in AUS vs WI Match
Australia are in all sorts of trouble!
Russell gets Khawaja courtesy an UNBELIEVABLE catch from Hope, and then Cottrell has the new man Maxwell holing out.
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Watch Cottrell Teaching Children 'How to Do Salute Celebration' Below
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Cottrell claimed the all important wicket of Australian opener and destructive batsman David Warner. The pacer once again struck and this time removed Glenn Maxwell by bowling a potent short delivery. Needless to say, the West Indies pace soldier, did a salute again! Australia vs West Indies Live Cricket Score of ICC World Cup 2019 Match.
Talking to the BBC about his customary salute, Cottrell said, “It’s a military-style salute. I’m a soldier by profession. Me saluting is just to show my respect to the Jamaica Defence Force.” He added that he practiced it for six months while he was undergoing the military training. Andre Russell Says 'I Always Bowl Fast' When Asked by Reporter About His Bowling Speed in PAK vs WI Match at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Watch Video.
The West Indies bowling looks super strong in the ICC CWC 2019. The bowling line-up comprises of pacers such as Jason Holder, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas and Andre Russell. After dismissing Pakistan for just 105 in their first match on this very groud, the pacers have run havoc on the Australian batting line-up.