India vs England: Shane Warne reminds Michael Vaughan how nobody bothered about pitch when hosts had been dropping
Chennai: “Nobody mentioned a phrase in regards to the pitch when India had no probability”: With these phrases spin legend Shane Warne on Sunday silenced former England captain Michael Vaughan who had slammed the floor used for the second Take a look at at Chepauk.
Looking for to stage the four-match Take a look at sequence after their defeat within the opener, the Indian spinners, particularly Ravichandran Ashwin, had the English batsmen on the ropes on the second day of the second match on a pitch that’s providing the tweakers vicious flip and bounce.
It began with a tweet by Vaughan after the England innings started to crumble in reply to India’s first-innings whole of 329 all out.
“It is entertaining cricket as issues are occurring on a regular basis however let’s be sincere this Pitch is a shocker .. Not making any excuses as India have been higher however this is not a Take a look at Match 5 day ready Pitch … (sic),” Vaughan tweeted.
In response, Warne identified that India opener Rohit Sharma, along with his good 161 on the primary day, Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant confirmed learn how to bat on this type of a floor and added that the circumstances have been identical for each the groups.
“Come on maaaaaate! The previous few days of the first take a look at, the wicket began exploding & nobody mentioned a phrase in regards to the pitch when India had no probability. At the very least this take a look at it has been the identical for each groups from ball one. Eng bowled poorly & Rohit, Pant and Jinx confirmed learn how to bat (sic),” Warne wrote.
In one other put up on the social networking website, the Australian spin nice mentioned, “There is no diff between the ball seaming/spinning to a lot. We at all times need a honest contest between bat/ball.”
“India have batted & bowled higher than Eng on this match – easy. Circumstances have been the identical for each side from ball one. However that is extreme & in favour of the ball.”
Earlier, Vaughan, who is sort of energetic on social media, had mentioned, “It did not do anyplace close to as a lot for two classes … Spun however not like what it is doing now … India would have drawn the primary Take a look at if that they had batted something like within the 1st innings … This is not a superb Take a look at match pitch.”
On his half, Warne reiterated that India performed higher on the primary two days.
“The toss was extra necessary to win within the 1st take a look at than this one, because it did nothing the first 2 days. Then exploded. This one has been a turner from ball one.
“Eng ought to’ve bowled India out for 220. No completely different between spinning or seaming & Rohit confirmed learn how to play on this floor,” Warne mentioned.
In the meantime, former England batsman Kevin Pietersen thought it was courageous on India’s half to arrange a rank turner of this sort.
“Such a courageous wicket to arrange for a Take a look at match In India when India are down within the sequence. If India had misplaced the toss, they’d have gone down 2-0. Very very courageous! Effectively tossed, @imVkohli,” Pietersen tweeted.
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