The mighty Australia put up a tough fight against India on the first day of the World Test Championship 2023 final. Both the teams are facing each other at England’s K Oval ground for this match which is being played from Wednesday (June 07). In this match, Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl. Australia did not start well this time. Their top 3 batsmen returned to the tent early, but then Travis Head and Steve Smith put on a 200+ run partnership. This time the Indian bowlers were seen starving for wickets throughout the day.
‘Tips’ from R Ashwin to Rohit Sharma during drinks break
A photo on the first day of the WTC Final match is going viral on social media. In fact, India’s legendary spinner R Ashwin came on the field during the drinks break. This time, Ashwin was seen giving tips to Rohit Sharma.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Siraj and Umesh Yadav are also seen along with R Ashwin and Rohit Sharma. This photo is going viral on social media. Apart from this, netizens are also commenting on this photo and giving their own reactions. Some even said that the decision to keep Ashwin out was wrong.
Ravi Ashwin was carrying drinks during the drinks break to share some inputs.
He’s contributing even after not playing the match! pic.twitter.com/8qcg6jATLA
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) June 7, 2023
R Ashwin out of playing XI
Interestingly, R Ashwin was not made part of the playing eleven for the WTC final. R Ashwin was replaced by Rohit Sharma and the team management trusted fast bowler Umesh Yadav. After this many veterans along with social media users questioned the decision of Rohit and the team management. Ricky Ponting also said, “R Ashwin is a brilliant bowler. Ashwin should have been part of the playing eleven of the Indian team.”
However, Ashwin was seen giving tips to Rohit during the drinks break. Now social media users are again giving different reactions about Ashwin. (spinner ravichandran ashwin tips during drinks break rohit sharma ind vs aus wtc final wtc 2023)