Wasim Jaffer shared a meme from Akshay Kumar’s film Khatta Meetha
After setting England a goal of 378 within the fifth Test in Edgbaston, the Indian cricket workforce bowlers toiled laborious on Day 4 within the second session with none success. The likes of Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur gave their all however couldn’t scalp a single wicket as England openers Zak Crawley and Alex Lees batted with ease. The latter additionally scored a half-century in simply 44 balls because the Edgbaston pitch regarded more and more straightforward to bat on beneath a glowing solar.
Former Indian cricket workforce participant Wasim Jaffer couldn’t assist however see the humour within the state of affairs. He tweeted a picture of Akshay Kumar and Johnny Lever from the film ‘Khatta Meetha’ driving a heavy curler, used for making roads. On the cricket floor, a heavy curler is used to flatten the pitch, which makes batting straightforward.
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) July 4, 2022
Earlier, India have been all out for 245 of their second innings on the fourth day of the rescheduled fifth Test right here on Monday, setting England a goal of 378 to attract the collection. Cheteshwar Pujara top-scored for the hosts with a gutsy 66, whereas first-innings centurion, Rishabh Pant, helped himself to 57.
England captain Ben Stokes claimed wonderful figures of 4/33, whereas there have been two wickets apiece for Stuart Broad and Matty Potts. On the third day, India grabbed a sizeable first-innings lead of 132 runs after dismissing England for 284.
Resuming the penultimate day at 125 for 3, Pujara and Pant may add simply 28 runs earlier than the previous was dismissed by Broad. The Indians made 416 all out of their first innings.
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