Pujara Got Trolled On Twitter After Playing 53 DOT Balls In a Row

Cheteshwar Pujara got trolled for playing 53 dot balls against South Africa
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Yesterday, on a track that provided plenty of assistance to the fast bowlers, Indian middle order batman, Cheteswar Pujara played 53 dot balls against South Africa in a row. It was only on the 54th ball that Pujara finally took a single to open his account on the first day of the third and final Test match of the series that is being played in Johannesburg.

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Pujara’s misfortune attracted a lot of attention and the snail paced innings sparked a debate on Twitter. As expected Pujara got trolled, becoming the butt of some seriously funny jokes! Here is what the Twitterati had to say!

Here is what happened in a nutshell!

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This Indian fan had the most amazing meme depicting Pujara’s inning!


When you wonder how quickly the time passed!

This is when you skip all your engagements because trolling Pujara is so much fun!


When a Pujara’s innings inspire your inner philosopher!

Someone was kind enough to spare a though for the poor man’s family too!


When you are made to toil for every run that you score!

Make no mistake, Pujara had his supporters too!

When a Pujara’s innings inspire you to think differently!


Veteran cricketer, Rahul Dravid stepped in to rescue Pujara and very politely asked the critics to shut up!


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And then Harsha Bogle summed up while explaining the significance of the innings!