India tour in Australia: Wasim Jaffer frisked Ricky Ponting after criticizing Australian beaters for their lack of intent in their 8-wicket loss to India at the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
Wasim Jaffer gives India v Australia touch to Jofra Archer’s tweet (AP Photo)
- Wasim Jaffer offers witty post, taking a light jibe from Ricky Ponting
- Jaffer’s post came in response to a cryptic tweet from English stimulator Jofra Archer
- India beat Australia by 8 wickets in MCG test to tie the 4-game series at 1-1
Wasim Jaffer trolled Australia and its cricket experts while responding to a cryptic tweet from England’s fast pitcher Jofra Archer. Jaffer, with his comment, pointed to Ricky Ponting’s U-turn after India fell to a memorable Boxing Day Test victory.
Wasim Jaffer, who is a social media star with his memes and witty posts, was there again. “Yeah. It’s some elite honesty there, too,” Jaffer tweeted, responding to Archer’s cryptic message that read, “One thing about these tables, they’re still spinning.”
Jaffer’s post came after former Aussie captain Ricky Ponting went wild as Australia beaters approached in the Melbourne loss, claiming that Shubman Gill and Ajinkya Rahane, in their mini partnership in the final innings at the of the pursuit of 70, had played more draws than the Australian overall. batting unit.
Ponting was disappointed with the lack of intent of the Australian batting unit which was regrouped for 195 and 200 in the Melbourne test. India came up with a collective bowling effort despite the absence of Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav, who was sent off after injuring himself in the 2nd round of the MCG test.
“I can count on one hand in Two Test matches, how many draws have been played, how many ground hits have you seen?” You can’t tell me there weren’t short bullets or full bullets. That’s enough, ”Ponting said on Uplayable Podcast after India’s victory.
“Shubman Gill and Ajinkya Rahane played more good draws than I think Australia played in both tests.”
Ponting’s comments came days after predicting that India, after Virat Kohli left on paternity leave, would lose the test series 4-0. India received an 8-wicket beating in Adelaide after being regrouped for its lowest test score of 36. However, under Rahane, India bounced back and handed Australia an 8-wicket beating in Melbourne to reach level 1-1.