Have you ever imagined what it would sound like when Sherlock used to tell Watson, “What a wonderful day it is!”? If you haven’t, let us give you a glimpse of it but in a cricketing version.
Just before the start of the second Test match at Lords, Michael Vaughan tweeted that it will be a lovely day for bowling at the Mecca of cricket. That is expected because the situations were bespoken to the English cricketers.
Sadly for the hosts, the Indians displayed extreme discipline and some classic strokeplay to defy the odds and go on top of the English bowlers to post a staggering total of 276 for the loss of 3 at the end of the day’s play.
With such an exemplary display from the Indians, the pundits, including Vaughan, who predicted England’s supremacy on an opening day were left deflated. Making full use of this opportunity, new Indian social media specialist Wasim Jaffer left a scathing remark that would flush Vaughan.
Responding to Vaughan’s tweet, Jaffer posted a picture of Chris Gayle holding the iconic bell at Eden Gardens. Now, this has a subtle inner meaning as when implied in Hindi, and it would read “ghanta,” which is slang for the fact that nothing like that will ever happen.
😆 #ENGvsIND https://t.co/hxLeZB1ZHH pic.twitter.com/W7bumEjHvk— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) August 12, 2021Advertisement
Not the first time Wasim Jaffer has trolled Michael Vaughan
It seems that Jaffer has a newfound love for taunting Vaughan with his failed tweets. Even while the first Test match went on, the former English captain claimed that the surface and conditions were ideal for English batting on the fourth day of the game. Sadly, Bumrah wreaked havoc, claiming a fiver that left England dazed and rattled.
These tweets by Vaughan was backed by some rock-solid Indian performances in both the occasions as Bumrah inflicted a severe onslaught upon the English in the opening Test while the batters were off to a blazing start to make a meal of the English bowlers.
Rohit Sharma smashed a brilliant 83 while Rahul remained unbeaten on 127. Kohli was off to a flying start but lost his wicket, leaving Rahane to defend the rest of the day, and the latter didn’t disappoint.