The Ashes: Girl faints at Alastair Cook's press conference

Updated: 18 July 2013 15:06 IST

The star player took off his cap and burst into a laughter as he tried to make sense of the unexpected drama at a routine affair.

The Ashes: Girl faints at Alastair Cook's press conference
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The Ashes: Girl faints at Alastair Cook's press conferenceEngland captain Alastair Cook was left wide-eyed and stunned after a girl fainted in the room where he was addressing a press conference here, prompting him to quip about the "impact" he would make in the ongoing Ashes series. (Live Blog, second Test - Day 1)

As he elaborated on his team's plans for the second Test against Australia here, Cook was left shocked as he witnessed a girl collapse in the press conference room of the Lord's. (Second Test preview)

The stunned England skipper uttered a swear word before calling out for medical assistance to the girl. He stood at the stage as the girl was attended to before going ahead with the remaining press conference. (Mickey Arthur's allegations poor, says Glenn McGrath)

"Is she alright?" he asked before settling down to resume the interaction with the media.

The star player took off his cap and burst into a laughter as he tried to make sense of the unexpected drama at a routine affair.

"It's unbelievable isn't it? There you have got your piece, you are just going to write about that now, aren't you?" he said as journalists present in the room shared a laugh with him.

"I must be boring," joked the affable England skipper.

He later apologised for swearing during the press conference which was being telecast live. England lead the Ashes 1-0 after beating Australia by 14 runs.

Topics : Cricket Joe Root Alastair Cook The Ashes, 2013 Mickey Arthur Shane Watson Kevin Pietersen Glenn McGrath Australia
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