It was the day 4 of Australia vs India boxing day test match in Melbourne on Saturday, when the stump mic witnessed some interesting talks between pant and Tim Paine.
Tim Paine tried his best to sledge the young Indian wicketkeeper-batsman pant. Tim Paine kept on sledging the Indian batsman throughout his inning. Tim Paine teased pant over MS Dhoni’s inclusion back in the T20I side and his exclusion, telling him they could use him at Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League. in ODI and he continued sledging pant.
Well, when Paine came on the crease on day 4 to bat, it was pant’s turn to take revenge. Pant said to his fellow tea member Mayank- “Hey Mayank, have you ever heard of a temporary captain” regarding team Paine. He continued-“we have someone special on the crease today- the temporary captain.”
Pant did not stop there. when Jadeja was bowling, pant said to Jadeja- “you do not need to do anything to get him out him, he does not knows how to bat but only chat.”
Well, pant was in the full mood to sledge the Aussie captain further, but the on-field umpires came in between warned pant not to cross his limits.
Australian players are famous for sledging on the field. Pant proved the theory wrong showing his skills in sledging. At the end of the day, India was only two wickets away to win the boxing day test.
Jadeja performed exceptionally well with the ball and took 3 wickets. Shami and Bumrah managed to take 2 wickets each.
Talking about Tim Paine, he performed well with the mouth but his performance with the bat was not satisfactory for Australians. He made 33 runs and caught out. Paine has not made even one fifty in the test till now.
The interesting thing being, both pant and Paine were caught out by each other.
The day was full of hotness and so got twitter, when different players reacted on pant’s funny comments.
Mitchell Johnson deemed the conversation between pant and Paine as funny. He tweeted regarding pant’ s comments- “This is funny”.
Talking about Rishab pant, his performance in the series has not been great. The young got a chance to play the series and proved his capabilities to take revenge. He is going to be out of the ODI squad as the ms Dhoni comes back.
Pant is a good batsman who performed really well the previous IPl. Pant is only 20 years old.
Virat’s army was fully set to wrap-up the match on Day 4 and take a 2-1 lead in the series but Pat Cummins put a solid performance with the bat pushing the match to day 5. There are high chances of rain coming on the first day and rescuing the Australians.
According to sources, the chances of precipitation are as high as 70%.
If India will win the boxing day test match, India will lead the series by 2-1.
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