The Indian and England cricket team were locking their horns at Edgbaston over the last few days. The Indian cricketers ended up loosing with 31 runs from England cricket team.
The match became a one man show, as Virat Kohli went on to score 200 runs but even after scoring a whopping number, Virat Kohli couldn’t let his team cross the line and lead the game. The rest of the team scored 236 runs in total. The top batsmen of the team Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane were the biggest let down from the Indian side.
Shikhar Dhawan, the Indian opener failed to leave a mark with his performance in both the innings. There were a lots of hopes of from him but he couldn’t score much. Shikhar Dhawan scored 26 and 13 in two innings respectively. He was being criticized for his performance on social media for his poor fielding as well. He dropped key catches in England’s second innings.
Ahead of the match, India played a three day practice match with Essex cricket. In the practice match also, Shikhar Dhawan failed to perform and got dismissed twice in four deliveries in the three-day warm-up.
Not just him but also the management of the team and Virat Kohli was criticized for picking Shikhar Dhawan instead of Pujara in the playing XI.
Meanwhile, Shikhar Dhawan took to twitter and wrote that he will come back stronger. Here, have a look at his tweet :
Wish you all a very #HappyFriendshipDay.
I know you're all very sad & disappointed with our narrow loss yesterday. I've looked into my own performance, the mistakes I made and I‘ll come back stronger and wiser in the next game. Thank u for all the love & support. 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/oce5x8XNTH
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) August 5, 2018
The tweet read:
“Wish you all a very #HappyFriendshipDay.
I know you’re all very sad & disappointed with our narrow loss yesterday. I’ve looked into my own performance, the mistakes I made and I‘ll come back stronger and wiser in the next game. Thank u for all the love & support. 🙏🏽”
However, seems like his fans are not ready to watch him play in the next match as he was criticized and trolled for writing this tweet as well. Here, have a look at the reactions of the tweeps :
Aap ab test team me rahne layak nhi ho
— SURAJ JHA (@SURAJJH25527485) August 5, 2018
Means ur not getting dropped for next match….Oh no, will have to see tha smile again after dropping a catch and poor show from bat.Time has come Dhawan to repay the faith shown by ur skipper on u…he is fighting from the world to get u a place else no one in world want u in 11
— Rohit Singh ♈️ (@rs_social15) August 5, 2018
The way you dropped catches and then smiled, said a lot about your commitment.
— Waqas Khan (@wkbarakzai) August 5, 2018
Better do it. Or else you might receive a 'warm' welcome when you land in India.
— Second Father 🦍 (@father_second) August 5, 2018
We want Rohit – Sikhar opening jodi on Test matches too
— खलनायक (@iTheRider1) August 5, 2018
Jb tkk seriously India Ka tour, desh Ka tour samjhenge na ki honeymoon tour wid wife or gf tb dhyan se practice hoga, series
Harne k bad enjoy hota h, na ki galti ko theek kre oor to oor practice day ko km krke aaram hota h to kya angrej ko sapno m hraynge?
— Mukesh kumar (@MukeshK05046258) August 5, 2018
Wow Unbelievable and Gone that's the Dhawan batting in English Condition !!
— Vijay Singh 🇮🇳 (@vijay_Singh84) August 5, 2018
Kohli ne bola tha mirror mein dekho. Parivar ke Saath England nahi. Jab gaand Phatte to biwi bacchon ke Saath ek photo tweet kar do. Thodi sharam bachi hai toh perform kar lo. Varna Prithvi shaw waise bhi debut karne ke liye ready baitha.
— Mukund Iyer (@IyerM04) August 6, 2018
— Mohammad Ali Khan (@imaa_ali) August 6, 2018
If u get a chance…no sensible person would select you again for test matches.
— Venky Bakwas (@venkathrao) August 5, 2018
don't worry you won't be in the 11 😂
— VIRAT KOHLI 😍FANGIRL 😍 (@prakathiram) August 5, 2018
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