Travis Head claims England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow threatened similar stumping on him

Travis Head has accused Jonny Bairstow of blatant hypocrisy, revealing the England wicketkeeper threatened to stump him as he left his crease on the final ball of an over at Edgbaston.

The gulf between Australia and England over the stumping of Bairstow at Lord’s has continued in latest days, with Stuart Broad extremely important of his Ashes rivals in a column.

England’s major difficulty has been that it believes Bairstow thought the ball was lifeless on the finish of the over when he wandered out of his crease and was stumped by Alex Carey.

However Australia has continued to defend the dismissal, noting that Carey instantly threw the ball after catching it given Bairstow repeatedly walked out of his crease after deliveries.

The Australians have additionally pointed to proof of Bairstow returning the ball on the stumps whereas preserving, a degree contended by captain Ben Stokes earlier this week who argued it was completely different when performed mid-over.

However Head has now said that Bairstow threatened to stump him on the finish of an over within the first Check in the very same trend, and that he instantly raised it with the Englishman amid protests concerning the dismissal at Lord’s.

“I reminded Jonny final week I walked out of my crease on the finish of an over,” Head informed the Willow Speak podcast.

“I rapidly whipped my bat again and questioned Jonny on whether or not he would take the stumps and he mentioned, ‘Bloody oath I might’, and ran off.

“I reminded him (of that). Whether or not he remembered saying that or not. Two days earlier than he additionally tried to throw Marnus (Labuschagne)’s stumps down too.”

Head additionally questioned whether or not England would have withdrawn its attraction in related circumstances, after each Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum mentioned they’d have.

“I do know they’ve questioned it in another way in the event that they had been in the identical scenario however with all the warmth out of the air, saying that may be a little bit completely different than within the second,” Head mentioned.

“There’s been some prior to now when (wicketkeepers) have held the ball and waited for somebody to raise a foot.

“This was purely in the identical play. It wasn’t sneaky. It was performed fairly rapidly. It left Alex Carey’s hand immediately.”