Andrew Flintoff performed 79 Assessments and 141 ODIs for England.© AFP
Andrew Flintoff, former England all-rounder, took to Twitter on Saturday to react to an outdated tweet from Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan after Joe Root, enjoying his one centesimal Check match, hit a double hundred against India in Chennai. In 2016, Flintoff whereas praising Virat Kohli for certainly one of his match-winning knocks from a World T20 recreation had mentioned that if the India batsman retains enjoying like this, he’ll quickly be nearly as good as Root. Amitabh, in reply to Flintoff’s take, downplayed the comparability, and took a jibe at Root.
Flintoff dug up that tweet from Amitabh and tweeted, “With the best respect, this aged nicely.”
With the best respect , this aged nicely https://t.co/sjhs7HGT1d
— Andrew Flintoff (@flintoff11) February 6, 2021
Within the ongoing first Test of the four-match series between India and England, the guests piled on the runs as Indian bowlers toiled on a flat floor on the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
Root added 90 runs to his in a single day rating of 128 as he grew to become the primary batsman to attain a double century in his one centesimal Check.
The England skipper hit 19 boundaries and a few sixes. He hit Ravichandran Ashwin over long-on for a most to achieve his double century.
Shahbaz Nadeem ended Root’s keep within the center as he missed a shot and was trapped proper in entrance of the stumps.
Root acquired assist from Ben Stokes, who smashed the bowlers to all components of the bottom throughout his knock of 82.
Stokes took the assault to the Indian bowlers and smashed three sixes and 10 boundaries in his 118-ball knock.
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