It’s one thing reacting on field, in the heat of the moment, but to react in a petty fashion in the cold comfort of the living room when shooting a video is something else. No wonder, many fans are showing their displeasure.
Al Jazeera maintains they are in discussions with Interpol and while they are open to giving the details of the cricket-corruption sting to ICC, they are increasingly concerned about “ICC’s ability and resolve to police” the game.
Prithvi Shaw's back-foot punches, the horizontal cut shots, the short body balanced on the toes, the impassive face almost invisible under a big helmet — it was almost a rewind to the late 1980s when India fell in love with another Mumbai boy.
Indians knew Chris Lewis for the ton he hit on his 25th birthday in Madras on England's tour in 1993. The man oozing athletic talent looked poised for the big time, but the promise never materialised. Years later, Lewis was caught smuggling cocaine and sent to prison.
For all their inspired, collective bowling effort and Virat Kohli's sublime batting form, the reality that India are far from an invincible touring side force flashed and flickered. A look at moments that made and unmade what was a thrilling series