The Indian vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane’s poor form continues in the test format where he has been unable to contribute in a significant manner. The batter was out for a duck in the 2nd innings of the 4th Test Match, and scored 14 in the 1st innings. His form has been a concern for Team India in the middle-order which is starting to build themselves for the overseas tours. Along with the the one of the most experienced player in the team, he is also the vice-captain of the team and is clearly looking short of confidence.
The Cricket Twitter has been vocal about their thoughts on the performance of all the players. With a mutual respect and admiration for Kohli, the Indian captain has also been criticized for not converting his starts into a hundred.
This time, its the Indian vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane who has had a disastrous tour to England and has only scored 1 half-century. In the 4th Test Match at Oval, the batter has tested the patience of Indian Cricket fans who have been relentless in criticizing him on Twitter.
Here are the tweets on #ThankyouRahane trend,
The below tweet compares Don Bradman with Ajinkya Rahane and gives the hint that it might be the last test of Ajinkya Rahane in England.
While, one of the tweets lauds Rahane for leading the team to a series win in Australia, but demands farewell in the presence of Virat Kohli.
One of the Indian cricket followers thinks SuryaKumar Yadav will making his test debut in the 5th Test Match
The below tweet depicts the performance of Indian test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane in the last 5 years.
It is quite evident from the stats that barring 2019, Rahane has been an average player for Indian team and his poor outing in the England tour might cost him a place in the Test side.
For more ENG vs IND news, click here