Aakash Chopra Trolls Himself After Watching Clip Of Brett Lee Castling Him With Stunning Yorker

Aakash Chopra Trolls Himself After Watching Clip Of Brett Lee Castling Him With Stunning Yorker

Aakash Chopra
Aakash Chopra (Credits - Twitter)

Former India opener Aakash Chopra recently recalled the famous Sydney Test between India and Australia in 2004 and trolled himself. The classic match had ended in a thrilling draw as Australia survived a major scare. The historic four-match series had ended 1-1 after that drawn game in Sydney.

The game will be always remembered for Sachin Tendulkar’s iconic knock of 241* as India posted a mammoth total of 705 for 7. Another notable contribution from the legendary Anil Kumble who picked up 8 wickets in the first innings to help India bowl Australia out for 474.

In the second innings, India scored 211 for 2 before declaring. Chasing an improbable target of 442, Australia finished their innings on 357 for 6 as the game ended in a draw. And while most of the fans remember the game for Tendulkar’s knock or India’s stunning performance, Aakash Chopra remembers the game for another reason.

Aakash Chopra
Aakash Chopra (Credits – Twitter)

The former cricketer-turned-commentator recently came across a video of his dismissal in the first innings of that Test. Aakash Chopra was clean bowled by a stunning yorker from the legendary Brett Lee for 45. It was a 147.5 kmph yorker from the former speedster and Aakash Chopra had no answer to it.

“I’ve seen this a thousand times…played it in my head same number of times too. Unfortunately, for the exact same result. @BrettLee_58, why waste such a good delivery on me?? Should’ve saved it for @sachin_rt….I got out, he walked in and we know what happened next. 241*”

Aakash Chopra, meanwhile, played 10 Test matches during the 2003-04 season. In his Test career, he scored 437 runs at an average of 23. The former Delhi Ranji team captain scored both his half-centuries against New Zealand at Mohali. However, he had a stunning career in domestic cricket, having scored 10,839 runs from 162 first-class matches with 29 centuries and a highest score of 301.

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