From Bazball to baseball: Harry Brook joins MLB spring training

From Bazball to baseball: Harry Brook joins MLB spring training

Harry Brook has made a surprising start to his career as a Test cricketer, but this weekend he will switch to Bazball for baseball as he tries his hand at a different kind of batting.

Brook, who scored 809 runs and four hundred in his first four tests, arrived in the United States on Wednesday following England’s one-run loss to New Zealand in the second test in Wellington, and will join the St. Louis Cardinals in the spring training in Florida.

Your code change won’t last long. Brook’s involvement with the Cardinals came through a business deal with Major League Baseball (MLB), which will see Brook and England fastballer Issy Wong become ambassadors for MLB in Europe.

“I’m very excited about this partnership and can’t wait to try and hit some home runs,” Brook said in an MLB news release. “I’m intrigued to see how different it is to cricket and what similarities there are too – will a home run feel as good as a six?

“I’m also excited to learn how other professional athletes develop their game and see if there are transferable skills between batting in baseball and cricket. It will be amazing to see baseball first hand in the US and help spread the word.” “. in the UK and hopefully help build the baseball fan base here.”

Brook will film promotional content with the Cardinals while in the US for the next few days, before returning home on Sunday. It is understood that the deal will also see Brook play in the IPL and the Ashes with an MLB logo on the back of his bat, while Wong will do the same in the upcoming WPL and English summer.

Brook was initially due to play for Lahore Qalandars in the PSL in March and was considered for selection for England’s white ball tour to Bangladesh. But instead, he has opted to rest before the IPL after a rough winter, and will spend around three weeks at home after his trip to the US, before traveling to India to fulfill his lucrative contract. with Sunrisers Hyderabad.