India vs England 1st Test Edgbaston: Ace squash player Dipika Pallikal’s reply to Hardik Pandya’s latest Instagram post featuring Dinesh Karthik is epic. Not so long ago, Hardik Pandya took to Instagram and posted a picture with Dinesh Karthik which was captioned as, “My No. 1 love”. Also Read - COVID-19: KL Rahul Plays With Pet During Coronavirus-Enforced Lockdown, Hardik Pandya Reacts | WATCH VIDEO

Instantly the post went viral as both the cricketers enjoy a huge fan base. But Karthik’s wife Dipika Pallikal’s reply is winning hearts. Her reply to the post read, “Clearly I’ve been replaced!! Thanks, guys.” Also Read - COVID-19: Hardik Pandya Has 'Fun Session With my Babies', Posts Picture With Natasa Stankovic, Krunal And Pankhuri After Workout | SEE PIC

The post was sarcastic but cute at the same time.

Here is Dipika Pallikal’s reply.

Dinesh Karthik Dipika Pallikal

Dinesh Karthik Dipika Pallikal

Meanwhile, both Karthik and Pandya featured in the three-day practice match against Essex, with the keeper top-scoring for India in the first innings with 82 runs off 95 balls. They also stitched a crucial partnership in that match.

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Meanwhile, for India, Ashwin has surprisingly been the only bowler who has looked like taking wickets. We are sure the pacers will have a huge role to play in the series. These are the early trends of what is fitted to be a riveting Test series.

India (Playing XI): Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma

England (Playing XI): Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root(c), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow(w), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

As we speak, the first Test is underway at Edgbaston and England are 112/2 after they won the toss and opting to bat first. Cook and Jennings are back in the hut. Root and Malan are at the crease.