After England captain Joe Root displayed an excellent batting performance to score a double century in the first innings of the first test match between India and England that is being progressed in the Chepauk Stadium of Chennai. Meanwhile, Famous former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff came up with a tweet pointing out a four year old tweet of Indian Superstar Amitabh Bachchan. In that tweet, Amitabh asked who Joe Root is when he was compared with Virat Kohli.
218 by Joe Root is the highest by a batsman in his 100th Test surpassing 184 by Inzamam-ul-Haq which he scored against India, in Bengaluru in 2004/05. Overall, Root was the ninth player to score a century in his 100th Test and the third Englishman to do so after Colin Cowdrey and Alec Stewart. Joe Root completed his second double hundred in last three Tests and fifth overall. He also became the only player to score a double ton in his 100th Test match .
While cricket experts and fans were lauding the batting performance of the left handed batsman, Andrew Flintoff, former England all rounder, shared a tweet of Amitabh Bachchan which was posted in the year 2016 and wrote “With the greatest respect , this aged well”
In 2016, when Flintoff uploaded a tweet writing “At this rate Virat Kohli
will be as good as Joe root one day ! Not sure who England team will meet in the final now !” Amitabh replied asking who Joe root is.
Now, after four long years, after Root scoring a double century in his 100th test match, Flintoff shared the reply of Amitabh and wrote “With the greatest respect , this aged well” by adding a laughing emoji.
Here’s his reply :
With the greatest respect , this aged well 😂 https://t.co/sjhs7HGT1d— Andrew Flintoff (@flintoff11) February 6, 2021
Indian fans who saw this reply of Flintoff, started trolling him for waiting four long years to upload this tweets. Many of them also remembered him the reply provided by Yuvraj Singh with his six sixes after having a face off with him in the T 20 world cup 2007.
Check out some of the replies below :
5 years actually lol— Neil S (@Neil_1812) February 6, 2021
Replying after 5 years isn't Savage. Hitting 6 sixes in 6 balls within next 10 mins is.— Vishcomical (@vishcomical) February 6, 2021
Don't forget your Father. Your beloved Lord's is still under his feet. And this will never age, cz it's immortal.😂 pic.twitter.com/mm0H6aKYZd— Sonumood (@sonumood) February 6, 2021
With the greatest respect, Stuart Broad literally aged well after this.. pic.twitter.com/ovALCDPAD7— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricNiks) February 6, 2021
Damn it took 4 years for Root to play a substantial knock so that Freddie could reply to this 😂😂— Swapnil Pande (@MaiKaaLOL) February 6, 2021
With the greatest respect , this also aged well 😂 pic.twitter.com/LrZ90WZcKi— CA Vaccinated Marwadi 🇮🇳 (@Muaaaahrwadi) February 6, 2021
Lol. You had to wait for 5 years for this moment. Still Virat is way ahead of Root.— Arjun. (@arjunrathore_33) February 6, 2021
Oh my god..Mining at its best..almost 5 years old post!!— kausthab (@_Sir_Chasm) February 6, 2021
Hahahahaha waited so long😂😂— Mr Sinha (@MrSinha_) February 6, 2021
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