Ravichandran Ashwin continued together with his sarcastic jibes at Australian captain Tim Paine on Saturday, after India defeated Australia 2-1 within the four-match Take a look at sequence. Paine and Ashwin had been concerned in a confrontation on the ultimate day of the Sydney Take a look at earlier this month.
“Can’t wait so that you can come to Gabba,” Paine had instructed Ashwin, and the Indian cricketer replied, “”Identical to we need to get you to India that will probably be your final sequence.”
Nevertheless, Paine needed to eat a humble pie as India defied all odds to beat Australia at Gabba, ending the aspect’s 32-year unbeaten streak on the venue within the longest format of the sport. The victory at Gabba was additionally India’s first Take a look at win within the stadium.
Ashwin, on his official YouTube channel, took one other cheeky dig at Paine.
“Tim Paine missed the stumping however I began liking him,” Ashwin stated. “He invited us, performed the proper hosts by lacking the stumping probability and awarded us the sequence as effectively.
“Can’t say he helped us win 2-1 however yeah, on a sarcastic notice, he did.”
Paine needed to concern an apology over his abusive confrontation with Ashwin after the tip of third Take a look at. Ashwin additional stated the hype of Gabba being a ‘fortress’ for Australia labored in India’s favour.
“I assumed Gabba have to be actually their fortress or one thing given the way in which they had been hyping. It was 1000 wickets expertise versus our 13 wickets expertise,” stated Ashwin.
“In hindsight, it labored out in our favour, I assume. Contemporary bowlers on the park. That is the primary time that 20 gamers have been used to win an abroad sequence,” he added.
Good night from Gabba!! I’m sorry I couldn’t play right here however thanks for internet hosting us and taking part in some laborious cricket throughout these robust occasions. We are going to bear in mind this sequence perpetually! @tdpaine36 @CricketAus
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) January 19, 2021
Earlier, Ashwin had additionally tagged Tim Paine in a tweet thanking Australia for internet hosting the Indian workforce. “Good night from Gabba!! I’m sorry I couldn’t play right here however thanks for internet hosting us and taking part in some laborious cricket throughout these robust occasions. We are going to bear in mind this sequence perpetually! @tdpaine36 @CricketAus,” he wrote after the sequence win.