Ashes sponsors Specsavers to offer Jack Leach ‘free glasses for life’ after Ben Stokes tweet

first_imgAshes sponsors Specsavers to offer Jack Leach ‘free glasses for life’ after Ben Stokes tweetNathan Lyon missed an easy run-out chance to dismiss England number 10 batsman Jack Leach and Stokes survived loud lbw shouts, with Australia unable to review, before, fittingly, Stokes hit the winning boundary to spark euphoria at Headingley.advertisement Next Asian News International LeedsAugust 26, 2019UPDATED: August 26, 2019 09:23 IST Ben Stokes and Jack Leach react after hitting the winning runs. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSpecsavers have announced that spinner Jack Leach will be getting free spectacles for lifeLeach was seen wiping his glasses at the crease and then playing the balls bowled to himStokes played one of the finest knocks in Test cricket as he guided England to an improbable one-wicket winPeople are still recovering from England’s miraculous win against Australia in the third Test of the ongoing Ashes and the official sponsors of the series, Specsavers have announced that spinner Jack Leach will be getting free spectacles for life.Specsavers confirmed in a tweet that Leach will be getting free glasses after all-rounder Ben Stokes’ tweet asking the sponsor to give the spinner free specs.”We can confirm we will offer Jack Leach free glasses for life,” Specsavers tweeted in reply to Stokes’ tweet saying: Jack Leach……..@Specsavers do your self a favour and give him free glasses for life @jackleach1991″.We can confirm we will offer Jack Leach free glasses for life https://t.co/7rfPBK77GSSpecsavers (@Specsavers) August 25, 2019Stokes played one of the finest knocks in Test cricket as he guided England to an improbable one-wicket win against Australia on the fourth day of the third Test at Headingley.England vs Australia Ashes 2019 3rd Test Day 4: Highlights | ReportChasing 359 for the win, England were left 286/9, still, 73 runs away from the target.It was then Stokes decided to play in an aggressive manner and he took on the Aussie bowlers, smashing them all around the park.He found support in the number eleven batsman Jack Leach and the duo stitched together an unbeaten partnership of 76 runs, in which Leach only contributed 1 run from 17 balls.Leach was seen wiping his glasses at the crease and then playing the balls bowled to him.As soon as the match got over, Specsavers had also tweeted asking about the official manager of Leach.advertisement”Does anybody know Jack Leach’s agent? Asking for a friend… #Ashes,” Specsavers had tweeted.Earlier this year, Leach had scored 92 runs against Ireland in a one-off Test after coming in as a nightwatchman.The ongoing Ashes is currently tied at 1-1 with still two Test matches left to play.England and Australia will next lock horns in the fourth Test beginning from September 4 at Old Trafford.Also Read | Ben Stokes is a freak: Joe Root after England stun Australia in 3rd Test at HeadingleyAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow AshesFollow Jack Leachlast_img

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