Arsenal trio Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Theo Walcott and David Ospina took some time out of our busy schedule to test their cricket skills and gain some tips from a few coaches.
Walcott definitely looked the most comfortable when batting, probably honed through the hours he spends on the golf course on a weekly basis.
While he started off rather timid, Oxlade-Chamberlain soon got comfortable with the bat and delivered a lovely shot which reached the boundary.
However, the best moment in the clip definitely came when Ospina attempted to bowl. The Colombian seemed to mix a long throw with a swift front-flip, all while trying to make it look as ‘cricket’ as possible.
Away from the cricket pitch, the aforementioned trio are finding it hard to cement a place in the first-team due to Arsene Wenger favouring the lineup we ended the last campaign with.
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Also, the arrival of Petr Cech has given the squad a boost and subsequently subjected Ospina to a place on the bench and given that all three a true internationals, the strength of our squad is admirable.
Check out our players putting their cricket skills to the test below.
Going in to bat for Arsenal… Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.And look out for David Ospina’s unique bowling action!
Posted by Arsenal on Friday, 21 August 2015