India vs Australia 3rd Test Melbourne: Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Capitals recently came up with a meme where they took a dig at Australian captain Tim Paine, India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and Rohit Sharma. It was a hilarious banter between Tim Paine Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant which prompted the franchise to come up with the hilarious meme. During the ongoing third Test at Melbourne, Paine asked Rohit that he would support Mumbai if he can hit a six, the Indian batsman did not fall for the bait. Soon after that, Rishabh Pant on day 4, called Paine a ‘temporary captain’. The Delhi Capitals took to their Twitter handle at stumps on Day 4 and captioned the meme as, “#PantasticQuotes. ‘Have you heard of a temporary captain ever, Mayank?’” Also Read - MI vs CSK IPL 2020: MS Dhoni Feels Chennai Super Kings Need to Improve in Plenty Of Areas Despite 5-Wicket Win Over Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi
In the picture, you can see Paine is in the center as Pant and Rohit are shaking hands, as Paine is being neglected and the person posing as the Australian skipper is feeling left out.
Meanwhile, India came within sniffing distance of a defining victory before a stoic resistance by Australia’s tail delayed the inevitable in the third Test on Saturday. Pat Cummins scored a heroic half-century as Australia finished at 258 for eight at stumps on day four after being reduced to 176 for seven after tea. At end of the play, he had scored an unbeaten 61 runs, facing 103 balls and hitting five fours as well as a six, while Nathan Lyon was batting on 6, as they put on 43 runs for the ninth wicket. Australia needs another 141 runs for an improbable win, while India is two wickets away from a 2-1 series lead.
Australia: 151 & 258/8 (Pat Cummins 61 batting, Usman Khawaja 33; Ravindra Jadeja 3/82) vs India: 443/7(d) & 106/8(d) (Mayank Agarwal 42, Rishabh Pant 33; Pat Cummins 6/27) at stumps on Day 4.