Jason Roy out for first-ball duck as Oval Invincibles suffer agonising defeat against London Spirit

England opener Jason Roy out for a first-ball duck as Oval Invincibles undergo agonising three-run defeat in opposition to London Spirit within the Hundred

  • Jason Roy’s depressing run continued as he was out for a golden duck 
  • He performed a free shot off the bowling of Nathan Ellis to a diving Mason Crane
  • Oval Invincibles fell to a three-run defeat within the London derby on Thursday evening

Jason Roy’s dreadful summer season continued as he was out for a golden duck in his first sport of the Hundred in opposition to a London Spirit aspect led by Eoin Morgan.

Chasing 172 to win after Morgan blasted 47 off 29 balls on the Oval, Roy performed a free reduce shot off the bowling of Australian Nathan Ellis to a diving Mason Crane at brief third man because the Oval Invincibles fell to a three-run defeat within the London derby.

Roy managed simply 76 runs from 98 balls in England’s six T20Is this summer season at a mean of simply over 12 and laughed as he trudged off. The 32-year-old can have loads extra alternatives to get some runs below his belt through the Hundred however the strain on the opener will solely intensify if the poor kind continues.

Jason Roy played a loose cut shot off the bowling of Nathan Ellis to a diving Mason Crane

Jason Roy performed a free reduce shot off the bowling of Nathan Ellis to a diving Mason Crane

Roy’s former England captain Morgan marked his return to motion after worldwide retirement with an excellent knock together with three sixes.

England have 10 extra T20Is scheduled earlier than the World Cup in Australia, with a seven-match tour to Pakistan beginning subsequent month.

An spectacular Hundred match for the likes of Phil Salt, James Vince and Harry Brook might see England make the robust choice and transfer on from Roy.

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