Fans Lashed out at Piers Morgan for not including Dravid in all-time XI
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Here is how Indian Cricket Fans Lashed out at Piers Morgan for not Including Rahul Dravid in his all-time Test XI

Recently, a British based journalist Piers Morgan was at the receiving end of the Indian cricket fans after he didn’t include Rahul Dravid in his all-time Indian Test XI. Notably, this is not the first time that he has irked the Indian fans, earlier he had a social media banter with former India opener Virender Sehwag.

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Morgan was seen posting his all-time Test XI of various countries which included India as well. Morgan went with Sunil Gavaskar and Sehwag to open the innings which was followed by Virat Kohli at the no 3 position, which irked the Indian fans. Rahul Dravid is arguably the best player to bat at that spot and holds the record of playing most no of deliveries in Test cricket. Although Virat has achieved a lot in his career, the Indian fans were of the opinion that Dravid is the ideal cricketer for that position.

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Journalist Morgan then went with Tendulkar, Laxman, and Dhoni for the next three spots with Dhoni leading the side and managing the role of the wicket-keeper. Many fans also felt that Kohli can bat at Laxman’s place, although Laxman has played a number of magical innings for India batting at that spot.

The best all-rounder India has ever produced, Kapil Dev was chosen as the only all-rounder, followed Javagal Srinath, Bisen Singh Bedi, Zaheer Khan, and Anil Kumble to lead the bowling pack.

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Otherwise, a good pick, the omission of the wall, Rahul Dravid irked the Indian cricket fans as they lashed out at Piers Morgan on the social media site.

Here is how the Twitterati’s lashed out at Piers Morgan for including Rahul Dravid in his all-time India’s Test squad:

https://twitter.com/urstruIySuresh/status/941559124483104768

 

 

Ankush Das

I am an accountant by qualification, my parents thought their obedient son would study further to become a CA, but I had other things in mind. An ardent Cricket fan is following his passion and making a living watching and working around his favorite sport.