India vs England: Parthiv Patel's Test recall hailed on Twitter as 'well deserved' - Firstpost
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India vs England: Parthiv Patel's Test recall hailed on Twitter as 'well deserved'


India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha was on Wednesday ruled out of the third Test against England with a thigh strain, prompting the selectors to recall Parthiv Patel after eight years in the wilderness.

Saha sustained the injury during India's 246-run win in the second Test at Visakhapatnam.

"As a precautionary measure, Saha has been advised to rest and will not play in the next Test match," a statement from the Indian cricket board said.

Patel, 31, last played a Test in 2008 after making his debut against England in 2002 at Nottingham. The left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman, averages 29.69 from 20 Test appearances.

Patel's recall to the side for the third Test, which will begin on 26 November at Mohali, drew some interesting reactions on the social media, particularly on Twitter. From former and current cricketers as well as pundits to trolls and comedians, everyone had something to say on the issue.

Let us take a look at some select reactions on the micro-blogging website, starting with those from players as well as cricket experts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Twitter is also known for funny take on everyday issues. Let us take a look at some of them:

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Published On : Nov 23, 2016 13:15 IST

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