sport news Sam Hain reveals sleepless night before his debut 89 for England in victory ... trends now
Despite spending a decade developing the second best batting record in one-day history, Sam Hain still suffered from disturbed sleep ahead of his debut 89 that helped England open up a 1-0 series lead over Ireland.
‘There were nerves there and that's because I really care. I really want to do well for England. I've waited a long time for an opportunity and I am grateful for it. I don't care who you are, anyone who says they're not nervous on a day like this would be lying,’ said a player whose average of 58.56 in one-day cricket is bettered only by India’s Ruturaj Gaikwad.
Hain woke up at midnight and saw the clock at 2am and 4am on the morning of an international breakthrough 10 years in the making.
However, its timing, coinciding with the Rugby World Cup, meant that his father Bryan