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Twitterati React After Ajinkya Rahane Was Dismissed For A Duck

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Chasing a huge target of 420 runs on day 5 of the first test match against England in Chennai, India found itself under some deep troubles. After losing an early wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara, India lost the wickets of Shubman Gill, Ajinkya Rahane, Washington Sundar in quick successions.

India resumed the day at 39/1 from overnight, Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara added 19 runs on the board before Pujara fell for Leach’s trap. Later, the responsibility fell on the shoulders of India’s captain and vice-captain to take the game forward, however, Rahane was trapped by Anderson.

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England bowler James Anderson displayed some tremendous bowling skills as he dismissed India’s experienced campaigner and Test vice-captain, Ajinkya Rahane. Anderson produced a reverse swing to trap the Indian batsman.

The dismissal took place only two deliveries after he dismissed Shubman Gill with a similar reverse-swinging delivery. Though Rahane survived a leg-before appeal on the previous delivery, where umpire’s call saved his wicket. However, Rahane was trapped again with the magical spell of Anderson. Rahane picked the long line and took a big stride to play on the front foot as a result, he was dismissed for a golden duck.

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Meanwhile, as soon as Rahane was dismissed for a golden duck, social media was already flooded with reactions from Twitterati. From cricketers, experts to fans, everyone took to their social media to express their disappointment over Rahane’s dismissal. There were many who came up with hilarious memes while expressing their thoughts on the same.

Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:

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