Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar “relished” Mohammed Siraj’s reaction, which came after Ravichandran Ashwin completed his century in the second Test against England in Chennai. Tendulkar further praised Siraj, saying this is what team sport is all about. When Ashwin scored his 100th run in the second innings, Siraj, who was on the other side of the fold, was seen hitting the air and celebrating as if he had scored a century of his own. Ashwin played 106 runs in the second innings and scalped eight wickets in the game, while India beat England by a hefty 317 run margin at MA Chidambaram Stadium.
When he took to Twitter, Tendulkar wrote: “@ mdsirajofficial’s response to @ ashwinravi99 to reach its century was very interesting and I enjoyed it a lot. This is what Team Sport is all about … enjoying and being part of the success of your teammates. Proud of you Siraj & #TeamIndia! “
@mdsirajofficial‘s response to @ jeroenbakker1 reaching his century was very interesting and I enjoyed it a lot.
This is what Team Sport is all about … enjoying and being a part of the success of your teammates.
– Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) February 17, 2021
Ashwin retweeted Tendulkar’s tweet, saying, “@mdsirajofficial is nothing but a team man.”
– Ashwin (@ ashwinravi99) February 17, 2021
India continues to compete for the final of the ICC World Test Championship, after taking an impressive victory over England in the second Test to draw level in the four-match series.
Tuesday’s victory in Chennai has brought India to second position with 69.7 percentage points on the points table, but they cannot afford to lose another match as they have to win 2-1 or 3-1 to get ahead. to qualify for the maiden finals. edition of the championship.
England, which led the table after winning the opening test, has dropped to fourth place with 67.0 percentage points. They can still qualify, but for that they have to win both remaining matches of the series against India.
New Zealand has already qualified for the final, while Australia can qualify for India and England if the running series is drawn or if England win 2-1.
India tied the four-match Test series 1-1 against England and the third Test will start from February 24. It will be a day-night affair in Ahmedabad.
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