Former Australian cricketer and legendary bowler Shane Warne on Monday questioned T Natarajan’s “big no balls” on the fourth day of the ultimate Test between India and Australia on the Gabba.
Warne identified throughout commentary that he had then bowled seven no balls, 5 of which have been off the primary ball in his over and all by an enormous margin, referring it to as “interesting”.
The remark didn’t go down properly with Team India fans who took to Twitter to criticise Warne for the commentary he made.
Shane Warne “Something that’s caught my eye when Natarajan was bowling. He’s bowled 7 no-balls & they’ve all been big ones. 5 of them have been off the first ball & they’re miles over. We’ve all bowled no-balls, but 5 of them off the 1st ball of an over is interesting” #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/DdBxp4jW1K
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) January 18, 2021
Mark Waugh & Warne have been discovered to be concerned with bookies, passing on to them details about pitch, climate and extra in return of considerable cost throughout Singer World Series match in Sri Lanka.😂😂😂😅 & this man from the fixing of fogeys nation speaking #pakistan pic.twitter.com/kfK0MMVhDa
— Archu (@archujb) January 18, 2021
— Cricket Commentary🏏 (@CricketCraze12) January 18, 2021
I sincerely hope Warne would not say that the wickets are additionally spot fixing.
— Sridhar_FlashCric (@SridharBhamidi) January 18, 2021
I’m totally pissed off at @ShaneWarne for insinuating that not all the things was proper with T.Natarajan’s no-balls. Really, Warne? You, the pal of Raj Kundra, you, the cheerleader for the staff with sandpaper in their underwear? Give me a break. Shame on you.
— Anand Kumar 😷 (@obelixtwit) January 18, 2021
So this cheater @ShaneWarne has the audacity of implying that @Natarajan_91 was attempting to spot-fix!! I imply Warne enormous fan of ur bowling prowess however do not shoot somebody on air with no clue of what being sport means. Get ur ethics proper! #AUSvsIND #INDvsAUS #INDvAUS
— 🇮🇳pramil🇮🇳 (@DeeepFriedLife) January 18, 2021
Natarajan, who was added to the Indian lineup owing to the harm of Jasprit Bumrah, has left many impressed with the bowling, having picked three wickets in the primary innings of Australia. In the second innings, he conceded 41 runs in 14 overs whereas going wicketless.
Meanwhile, India have been set a goal of 328 to chase to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.