#36AllOut: Shoaib Akhtar reacts to the horror batting display by India

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

19th Dec, 2020. 09:12 pm
Shoaib Akhtar

As Australia crashed Indian cricket team with 36 all out in the 2nd innings of the Pink-ball Test against Australia in Adelaide, Former Pakistan’s cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has reacted to the ’embarrassing’ defeat.

Taking to Instagram, Shoaib Akhtar lashed out at the Indian batting team and said that he is very happy that India has broken our “record”.

“This is very embarrassing, this was very embarrassing,” Shoaib Akhtar said in his YouTube review of the Test match. This is not acceptable, this is not acceptable from Hindustan,” he said.

 “They should be criticized [absolutely],” he said, adding that Australia had comprehensively thrashed the Men in Blue at Adelaide.

He actually captioned his post as, “Oye hoye. Itni phentiiii. Embarrassing defeat to India. Must come back very strongly from here.”


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Australia has beaten India by eight wickets in the first Test match in Adelaide. The hosts took a 1-0 lead in the series after India bowled out for their lowest total in Tests.

Moreover, Australia overhauled the target of 90 runs during the second session on the third day, reaching 93 for 2 in 21 overs in their second innings.

India and Australia will next meet in the Boxing Day Test which starts from December 26 in Melbourne.


Australia: Tim Paine (c), Joe Burns, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner

India: Virat Kohli (c) (first Test only), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj

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