For the 27th consecutive time, India went into a Test with a changed XI which meant Ishant Sharma was back into the squad after 7 Tests. On the day, Twitterati reacted to Kohli's bizarre throw which gave the visitors 5 runs and Jadeja's latest bunny - Cook - and India's love affair with the DRS.
England ended the day at 284/4 thanks to some brilliant batting from Moeen Ali and Joe Root. Moeen Ali remained not out at 120 which consisted of 12 fours all around the park. The lone successful bowler for India was Ravindra Jadeja who ended up with 3 wickets for 73 runs. The visitors will be the happy ones out of the
Ishant is back, so are the tweets on him!
Ishant Sharma gets a wedding present from Kohli and Kumble: place back in the playing XI. Must make it count— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) December 16, 2016
Virat Kohli scores runs not only when Batting he scores while fielding also. Throws the ball on helmet to gift five penalty runs... 😉— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) December 16, 2016
Kohli must stop expecting others to play and be fit like him!
Virat Kohli never played with Same XI since he took over the captaincy and if India win or draw this Test it will be record...— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) December 16, 2016
Jaddu's latest bunny!
The Chhota and the Lamba one!
High time Jadeja's views are not considered for DRS' reviews!
Must feel good, Jadeja has got one review out of the way.#INDvENG— Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) December 16, 2016
James Anderson be like this!
Let's see Virat Kohli catch Cook in other conditions - James Anderson#INDvENG— Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) December 16, 2016
Sad but true!
Amit Mishra is as useless as that black thing in birayani #INDvENG— Bhinder Thind (@BhinderThind) December 16, 2016
Clarke, Amla and now Cook!
Jadeja and opposition captains in India - still a better love story.— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) December 16, 2016
Maybe that is why he reviews for everything!
Back when I was six years old, I believed you were lbw if the ball hit you below the knee, anywhere. Ravindra Jadeja still thinks so.— Karthik Krishnaswamy (@the_kk) December 16, 2016
Just like how Anderson said last week!
Joe Root said bullshit as he walked back to the dressing room #INDvENG— Nikhil Mane 🏏🇦🇺 (@nikhiltait) December 16, 2016
How not to review decisions. Virat and Jadeja have put on the perfect exhibition in this series.— Saurabh Malhotra (@MalhotraSaurabh) December 16, 2016
Throwback when Patel became a goalie!
Last time Parthiv Patel played a Test at Chennai, he became the only keeper in Test history to conceded penalties twice in a game. #INDvENG— Sampath 🏏 (@SAMPATHB24) December 16, 2016
That too in Chennai!