Tuesday, May 24, 2022

India vs Pakistan Twitter War Turns Ugly Over Controversial Dean Elgar DRS Call During 3rd Test At Cape Town - India.com - Curated by Qamar Zaman

Cape Town, Fans Engage In Ugly Slugfest on Twitter over Controversial Dean Elgar DRS Call: The controversial DRS decision of Dean Elgar sparked an ugly Twitter war between India and Pakistan fans on Thursday. The incident took place during the third day’s play of the series-deciding Test played at Newlands, Cape Town where Elgar was adjudged leg before wicket by the on-field umpire but Hawk-eye suggested that the ball was going over the top of the stumps.Also Read - SA v IND, 3rd Test: It Was a Fabulous Innings And Got Us Really Back Into The Game, Says Paras Mhambrey on Rishabh Pant

The Indian team, including captain Virat Kohli, was visibly upset and the umpire who gave the decision, Marais Erasmus was heard on stump mic saying that it is impossible that it could go over the stumps. Fans took to Twitter to show their disappointment as well with the Indians claiming foul play but the Pakistani fans soon started countering their point of view by giving a reference of an old incident that happened in the semi-final of the 2011 World Cup where Sachin Tendulkar was given out leg before against Pakistan but the Hawk-eye suggested that it was missing the stumps. Also Read - SA v IND, 3rd Test: I Think Reactions Like That Show a Bit of Frustration, Says Lungi Ngidi on India's DRS Call

Here are some of the reactions of the Dean Elgar DRS Controversy between the Indian and Pakistani fans on Twitter:

*_Ashwin_* – you should find better ways to win, Supersport.

*_Kohli_* – Focus...

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