Had our b***s in our mouths: Ravi Shastri after Adelaide win. Fans can’t keep calm

first_imgRavi Shastri was trolled on social media on Monday after the India coach described the final moments of the thrilling first Test between Australia and the visitors in chaste with a boorish comment.The former India captain, who has been talking up Virat Kohli’s team during their overseas trips, was brimming with joy as his team clinched a historic win in Adelaide, becoming the first-ever Indian team to win the opening Test in Australia.Shastri pointed out that India had come close to winning the opening Tests during their tours of England and South Africa earlier this year and that the win in Adelaide will give them the much-needed belief to go an clinch an unprecedented series win Down Under.Speaking to Sunil Gavaskar on a post-match show on Sony Six, Shastri said his team had their b***s in their mouths when the Australian tail was wagging, in Hindi.Shastri was referring to the period of play where India were being frustrated by the Australian tailenders. After losing their captain, Tim Paine for 41, the hosts were reeling at 187 for 7, chasing 323. However, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc stitched a 41-run stand before Nathan Lyon waged a valiant battle and took Australia close to the target.The 11th wicket stand between Lyon and Josh Hazlewood amounted to 32 runs before the latter was dismissed by R Ashwin just before the end of the extended second session on Monday.”We knew we won’t leave it, but for some time we had our g*** in our mouths,” Shastri had said.advertisementA baffled Gavaskar told host Mark Butcher and fellow panelist Michael Clarke that he won’t be translating what his former India teammate said, insisting their show was being watched by family audiences across the country.Shastri’s comments though gave rise to some hilarious reactions on social media. One of them was quick to point out a distasteful comment that India captain, Kohli had made during their tour of South Africa earlier this year. Check some of them out below.”Thodi der ke liye goti mooh may tha!”Ravi Shastri being #EliteHonest #AUSvINDNikhil ?? (@CricCrazyNIKS) December 10, 2018Ravi Shastri: “Thodi der ke liye goti muh main tha”Rishabh Pant: “Come on not easy to play here, man. It’s not easy to survive. Not putting away bad balls… in their mouth.”Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) December 10, 2018From “Gand phat jaegi” to “Thodi der ke liye goti muh mein tha” Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri changing Indian cricket’s etiquettes one ball at a time. ??????#AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/jpXstOLEizKalpesh Patil???? (@kalpu18official) December 10, 2018Next time when Ravi Shastri comes on air,Broadcasting crew: ‘Thodi der ke liye goti muh me tha’ #AUSvINDMathew Varghese (@mathaijv) December 10, 2018I cannot believe Ravi Shastri actually said “thodi der ke liye goti mooh mein tha ” on national television!??Anu Menon (@ExLolaKutty) December 10, 2018Ravi Shastri telling about what happened to Indians after demonetization. pic.twitter.com/WhBV18qYGEPratik Tijare (@tijare_pratik) December 10, 2018Shastri’s ‘sham Tak….’ moment on TV. #AusviND pic.twitter.com/n3VuEcCBigAkhil Nair (@akhiln) December 10, 2018Why is Ravi Shastri talking about his goatee being in his mouth when he doesn’t have any facial hair on his chin? #Confused #AUSvINDAbheek Dasgupta (@AbheekRedDevil) December 10, 2018Thode der ke liye goti mooh mein tha – Ravi Shastri, a braver commentator when India coach. #AUSvINDAditya Iyer (@adi_iyr) December 10, 2018Meanwhile, Shastri also lauded the Indian bowling unit as the four-man attack picked up 20 Australian wickets to set up a famous win. The head coach hinted that the bowlers will be allowed to rest over the next few days ahead of the second Test, starting December 14 in Perth.”They (bowlers) will have to rest and recuperate – to hell with the nets. We know Perth will be quick. It is a drop-in pitch, new surface and there’ll be something there for the fast bowlers. I thought the bowlers were brilliant in the first innings, defending 250, the discipline was magnificent,” Shastri added.Also Read | Kohli sets Asian record, Pant equals world record as India win in AdelaideAlso Read | Virat Kohli sets sights on series triumph after historic Adelaide victoryAlso Read | I love troubling opposition batsmen: Rishabh Pant on his sledging tacticslast_img

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