‘Real match me karo toh maja aaye’ – Fans in disarray as Mark Wood takes his clothes off in very strange catching practice

By Daniel S

February 27, 2023

Star England pacer Mark Wood has fallen down on the gaining end of trolls from a section of the cricket fans. It all started as a video of Mark Wood from a catching practice making rounds on social media; the senior pacer can be seen taking his clothes off in this very strange kind of catch practice.

The fans were in a disarray as soon as this video surfaced on the micro-blogging site Twitter; they also took to Twitter and reacted with shock to the way of this catching practice. Meanwhile, a Twitter user happened to say that playing in the Pakistan Super League has probably driven Mark Wood crazy to do this kind of stuff on the field.

Here’s the video of when Mark Wood taking clothes off in catching practice:


Here’s how fans reacted:

Talking about cricket, the 33-year-old veteran pacer hasn’t played a single game in either format of the game. He played made his last international appearance in the third of three-match Test series against Pakistan in Karachi back in the month of December last year in 2022.

Notably, the pacer stunned everyone by registering a unique record in the 20-20 World Cup 2022. In England’s super-12 clash against Afghanistan, he became the first bowler in the history of T20I cricket to bowl 24 balls of an entire spell above the speed of 140 kmph. In that match, he recorded an average speed of 149 kmph.

The Durham pacer is not a part of the current England squad; which is under action in the two-match Test series against New Zealand in New Zealand. Notably, the three lions are leading the series by a margin of 1-0 with a win in the first Test at Mount Maunganui; now, they require 210 runs to win while chasing a target of 258 runs in the ongoing second Test of the series with the fifth day remaining to be played. The visitors lost one wicket on the score of 48  runs at the time of stumps on the fourth day.