Prithvi Shaw’s outing within the first Test towards Australia in Adelaide acquired from unhealthy to worse when he dropped a catch off Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling of Australia’s No. 3 Marnus Labuschagne. With India managing simply 244 of their first inning, the wicket of Labuschagne was essential for India however Shaw, stationed at quick sq. leg, did not latch on to the ball when Labuschagne top-edged it within the second session on Day Two. Shaw was criticized on social media for this drop and a few Twitter customers even coupled his first-innings duck with the dropped catch to vent their frustration.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) December 18, 2020
One person wrote: “When you play with Ronaldo on your team, you’re already 1-0 up
– Zinedine zidane
When you play with Prithvi shaw on your team, you’re already 0-1
– some unknown legend”
“When you play with Ronaldo on your team, you’re already 1-0 up”
– Zinedine zidane
“When you play with Prithvi shaw on your team, you’re already 0-1”
– some unknown legend#AUSvsIND
— Utkarsh Umang (@utk_umang) December 18, 2020
“Why is Prithvi Shaw in this team over Gill, Dhawan and Rahul? Cannot understand. He’s a god awful cricketer. Poor batting technique and an atrocious fielder,” wrote one other.
Why is Prithvi Shaw on this crew over Gill, Dhawan and Rahul? Cannot perceive. He’s a god terrible cricketer. Poor batting method and an atrocious fielder. #AUSvIND
— Sullivan Noronha (@NoronhaSullivan) December 18, 2020
Others had been bitterly sarcastic. “Legend has it #PrithviShaw has also a bit of jonty Rhodes in him,” wrote one other person.
Legend has it #PrithviShaw has additionally a little bit of jonty Rhodes in him
— RD (@rdstates) December 18, 2020
Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed Steve Smith, courtesy a well-judged catch by Ajinkya Rahane at first slip, and Smith’s wicket could have come as a aid for Shaw, some mentioned.
“Prithvi shaw must be thanking Ashwin as people moved from trolling him to praising ash,” wrote a person.
Prithvi shaw should be thanking Ashwin as individuals moved from trolling him to praising ash #INDvAUS
— Nihar Shelat (@NiharShelat07) December 18, 2020
Scenes from Hindi function movies had been used to precise disappointment.
— SACHIN (@hamalumhaichal) December 18, 2020
Shaw endured a tricky opening to this Test match and he would hope to counter a few of the criticism pointed at him with runs in India’s second inning.
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