Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and fielding coach R. Sridhar discussed about the victory at the Lord’s for the you tube channel of the former. They two talked about the nuances of the game in a humorous and revealed about the rift between Japirit Bumrah and James Anderson. Ashwin said that Anderson complained about the pace of Bumrah, saying that he bowled at 90 MPH for him while bowling for others at 85 MPH. As soon as the video released, fans of team India are making extreme fun of the English bowler.
The nail baiting fifth day of the second test ended up with the visitors clinching the victory by 151 runs. Setting a target of 272, team India bowled out team England for mere 120 runs and registered history. Fans, celebrities and cricket lovers from across the country have been celebrating the win by lauding team India. Throughout the match, a number of confrontations took place between the players of England and India. The repetitive bouncers bowled by Bumrah frustrated Anderson which created a rift between the duo.
Now, in a recent video interaction with fielding coach Sridhar, Ravichandran Ashwin who is a part of the squad, revealed what really happened between Bumrah and Anderson. “Bumrah is not someone who bowl no balls to attack opponent. Jimmy Anderson is someone who would also chirp.” said Sridhar with Ashwin continuing on what happened between Ashwin and Anderson.
“Anderson baffled on Bumrah bowling fast deliveries to him. He questioned why Bumrah bowled at 90 MPH to him while bowling at 80 MPH to others. Bumrah approached Jimmy to resolve the issue after the day end. Jimmy refused to respond and expressed his anger over Bumrah asking why he bowled at 90 MPH bouncer to him while bowling at 85 MPH to others and said that it is cheating” Coach Sridhar said.
Watch the video below :
Source : Ravichandran Ashwin
The duo, further discussed about many other things about the match. Sridhar opened on how he influenced everyone to clap louder while Bumrah and Shami were returning to pavilion after the innings was declared. The incident shared by Ash and Sridhar grabbed headlines with netizens reacting in hilarious ways. India and England are going to face each other in the third test which is scheduled to take p0lace on 25th of August.