Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya was at the receiving end of some brutal trolling after he uploaded a picture on Instagram. The 24-year old was all suited and booted in black, but apparently, the cricket fans bashed the cricketer for his performances on-field.
India trail the five-match Test rubber 0-2 and have been under some heavy criticism for their performances and lack of competitiveness after they were hammered in the Lord's Test, losing by an innings and 159 runs.
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The one-sided affair at Lord's has brought the Virat Kohli led team plenty of flak relating to their team selection, batting line-up and failure to read the conditions.
The all-rounder has had a disappointing tour so far with the bat and ball. In Birmingham, Pandya failed to pick up a wicket and scored 22 and 31 in the two innings he played. In the 2nd Test at Lord's, he had a figure of 3/66 and scored 11 and 26 runs in the two innings.
Eventually, Pandya's decision to post a picture on Instagram came with consequences as the fans didn't hesitate to diss the all-rounder for his performances. Take a look.
The Indian team batsmen have been advised to pull up their socks as they face England in a must-win clash at Trent Bridge, a place known as James Anderson and Stuart Broad's hunting ground. If England win the 3rd Test, they will clinch the five-match series, with two to spare.
India will face England in the penultimate 3rd Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham which begins on August 18 (Saturday).