India started the day with momentum on their side as Renshaw and Smith were dismissed by R Jadeja early. But Shaun Marsh and Peter Hansdscombe stood tall and thwarted India's chances of taking a 2-1 lead with a game to play. The Twitterati got to work immediately after Smith's brain fade 2.0.
The Indian bowlers let the game slip from their hands as Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb outplayed them on Day 5 of the Ranchi Test to keep Australia in the fray to retain the Border-Gavaskar series. With the match ending with a draw, Australia still
I present to you "Brain Fade 2.0"
Steve Smith ...what a big wicket. This has to be the ultimate brain fade this series so far.#IndvAus— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) March 20, 2017
*Steven Smith hiding from a serial killer*— Tabrez Shaikh (@its_tabrez_4u) March 10, 2017
SS: if I stay quite I won't die
Killer: This Cheat aint home
SS: That was a Brainfade#IndvAus
Ravindra Jadeja wickets:— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) March 20, 2017
Jadeja vs captains:— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) March 20, 2017
- Got Clarke 5 times in 2012-13
- Got Amla 3 times in 2015-16
- Got Cook 6 times in 2016-17
- Gets Smith 3 times now
Umesh Yadav takes about 90 seconds to bowl a delivery. Jadeja completes one over in the same time.— Sagar (@sagarcasm) March 20, 2017
Good news : Ishant Sharma finally took a wicket— Sagar (@sagarcasm) March 20, 2017
Bad News : This means he will be selected for the next match too
Finally, we can consult someone before taking reviews! :P
Now even Kohli can look at the dressing room for taking DRS pic.twitter.com/T0R2EP8UMC— Harsh Bhatt (@ImHarsh_97) March 20, 2017
Not cool Steve Smith!
Smith mocks Kohli again by leaving a straight ball.— Saurabh Malhotra (@MalhotraSaurabh) March 20, 2017
Of course Kohli might not shake hands, shoulder injured... #INDvAUS— Nikhil Mane 🏏🇦🇺 (@nikhiltait) March 20, 2017
Feel for the Australian media!
Must be hard for the Australian press contingent. They will have to scrap their drafts about the diabolical Day 5 Ranchi pitch now. #IndvAus— cricBC (@cricBC) March 20, 2017
"Hey watch this nail biting finish as Aussies block away for the draw" - is not what you say to convert a non-cricket person! #INDvAUS— Justin Abbott (@AbbottPw) March 20, 2017
At least he tried! :(
India or West Indies? Who will win?
WI hold a 60-53 H2H advantage over IND historically but in last 10 completed games between them , IND have won 7. IND has also won all last 5 games at this venue.