Alexandra Hartley’s Tweet Trolling England Team For Their Defeat In Two Days Disappointed The Boys !!
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England batswoman Alexandra Hartley’s tweet after seeing the result of third test between England and India didn’t go well with the players of the men’s team. On seeing her joke on English batsmen losing the match within two days, England players from men’s team such as Roy Burns, Ben Duckett, James Anderson and Ben Stokes expressed their disappointment over tweets with various kind of reactions from fans.
The third test match between England and India saw the result within 2 days of the Game’s play. 17 wickets have fallen on the second day and England gave a target of just 49 runs to India in order to win the test match that is taking place at the Ahmedabad ground.
India won majority sessions and stayed on top on Day 1 of the third Test against the visitors. Local boy Axar Patel bagged six wickets to restrict the Root-led team to 112 runs. England Opener Zak Crawley scored the most runs for him team (53 runs). Ravichandran Ashwin picked three wickets whereas Ishant picked an early wicket for team India.
Day one ended with India scoring 99 runs with the loss of three wickets. However, as soon as starting day 2, wickets started falling in a regular interval for India and the team got all out for 145 runs. English batsmen came in to bat with a trial of just 33 runs. The team, after coming to bat, started losing wickets from the very first ball.
Axar Patel picked five more wickets and Ashwin, with his four wickets achieved the 400 and 600 mark in Test and International cricket respectively. With Sundar picking up the last wicket, England got all out for 81 runs and India needed just 49 runs to win the third test. Rohit Sharma finished the match with a huge six and the team won quite comfortably on the second day itself.
Many people who support team England blamed the pitch and Alexandra Hartley, one of the players of team England, came up with a tweet trolling England players for their loss. She said “Nice of the England boys to get this test match finished just before England Women play tonight” in her tweet.
Nice of the England boys to get this test match finished just before England Women play tonight 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽— Alexandra Hartley (@AlexHartley93) February 25, 2021
Catch them on @btsportcricket #INDvENG #bbccricket #NZvENG
This tweet from her didn’t go well with some of the fans and players from England men’s team started reacting to it. England batter Rory Burns came up with a tweet lashing out at Hartley. He said that it is very “disappointing” and pointed out how players of the men’s team support the games played by the women.
“Very disappointing attitude considering all the boys do to support the Women’s game.” he wrote and deleted the tweet immediately for unknown reasons. Ben Stokes and James Anderson who played the game liked Roy’s tweet before it got deleted.
Check out the screen shot of his tweet below :
Ben Duckett, another England player also expressed his disappointment by saying that no one from the men’s team would have added “clapping emojis” if the women team loses a match. “Average tweet. Don’t think any of the men’s team would have been “Clapping emojis” if the women lost.” his tweet read.
Average tweet. Don’t think any of the men’s team would have been “👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼” if the women lost. https://t.co/4dgW7NMEeM— Ben Duckett (@BenDuckett1) February 25, 2021
Many fans criticized Alexandra for her tweet and a set of people countered them by saying that it is just a friendly banter. Alexandra replied to Roy writing “Think it’s been taken the wrong way/out of context. No offence was meant. We are all test match fans” in her tweet.
Think it’s been taken the wrong way/out of context. No offence was meant. We are all test match fans pic.twitter.com/NIJU8QM2Xi— Alexandra Hartley (@AlexHartley93) February 25, 2021