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'Our team should carry sub-continental pitches wherever they go'

Last updated on: August 18, 2014 16:09 IST

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Following India’s massive collapse and eventual 1-3 Test series loss to England on Sunday the chatter was loud on Twitter.

Former cricketers to India cricket fans, no one spared the Indian team for their dismal showing.

Here are some tweets that made a lot of noise and grabbed our attention…

‘Kohli will want to wake up in a sweat and be relieved that it was all a dream.....” Harsha Bhogle (‏@bhogleharsha) tweeted.

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Image: Virat Kohli of India
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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Former England captain Michael Vaughan (‏@MichaelVaughan) posted a picture of a white flag and tweeted: “The New Indian cricket flag…”

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Image: A picture tweeted by Michael Vaughan
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Praising India pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody (‏@TomMoodyCricket) tweeted: “The one bright light out of a poor series by India, the quality of @BhuviOfficial #EngvInd.”

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Image: Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates dismissing England batsman Gary Ballance at Lord's
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England keeper Matt Prior who had  to quit the series mid-way because of an archilles injury, was on top the moon after the series win: “Unbelievable from England! Massive congrats to cooky and all the boys on the series win! Remember lads it's #5pmsomewhereintheworld #enjoy.”

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Image: Matt Prior of England
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India face Australia later this year and one cricket fan Siju Moothedath (‏@SijuMoothedath) is dreading India’s fate.

“India tour of Australia in Dec. Johnson and team must be licking their lips. Lambs to a slaughter. #LionsAtHomeLambsAbroad #IndvsEng.”

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Image: MS Dhoni of India looks on after India lost the match to England during day three of the 5th Investec Test on Sunday
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One Indian cricket supporter, Anand Prakash (‏@iAnandPrakash)seemed irritated by India’s consistent loss abroad and tweeted:

Our team should carry their subcontinental pitches_wherever they go abroad #INDvsENG #ENGvsIND.”

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Image: India's players look on during the presentation after losing the fifth cricket Test match and the series against England at the Oval cricket ground in London on Sunday
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Sir Ravindra Jadeja (‏@SirJadeja) a popular parody account, tweeted: “Before Sachin's retirement everyone was praying for his 100 After his retirement everyone is praying for Team India's 100 #IndvsEng #EngvInd.”

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Image: Ravichandran Ashwin of India looks back as Gary Ballance of England parries the ball before Ian Bell catches him out for 7 runs of the bowling of Chris Jordan
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One shishir hattangadi (‏@shishhattangadi) brought in the bollywood angle to the series debacle: “Didn't realize @aamir_khan and Lagaan hurt the British so much, they have taken Bhuvan's performance too seriously #IndvsEng.”

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Image: Alastair Cook of England celebrates Gary Ballance after England won the match during day three of the 5th Investec Test match between England and India at The Kia Oval
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Another fan demanded some glamour be brought into the lives of cricketers for inspiration!

Sayan Acharjee (‏@sayangabbu) tweeted: “It’s high time when Poonam Pandey should extend her Motivation to Team India as she did in 2011 world cup. #IndvsEng.”

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Image: Poonam Pandey


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