Yes, we expected Indian spinners to test the South African batsmen in the longest format. To some extent, even trouble them. But run them over in such murderous fashion? Nobody thought of that!
But trust Indian pitch curators to expose the cracks in Indian cricket, quite literally! After the first match at Mohali, the abandoned second game at Bengaluru and the ongoing game at Nagpur where once again the wicket is crumbling under the batsmen’s feet like a fortnight-old bread loaf, the message is loud and clear – everything’s fair in love and BCCI!
Here are 8 memes on the India vs South Africa Nagpur Test for those who missed the live comedy that the match was: