Rory Joseph Burns dismissal vs Pakistan: The English opening batsman was out cheaply for the second time in this match.
During the fourth day of the first Test of the ongoing Pakistan’s tour of England in Manchester, Pakistan bowler Mohammad Abbas drew first blood in the fourth innings in the form of England opening batsman Rory Burns.
It all happened on the first delivery of the 12th over when Abbas found Burns wanting in front of the stumps. Despite the batsman opting for a review, he had to walk back to the pavilion due to the umpire’s call.
Having opened the batting alongside Dom Sibley, Burns ended up scoring 10 (28) with the help of one four. His long walk back to the pavilion witnesses him having a word or two with Pakistani fielders especially spinner Yasir Shah.
Burns, who was seen shushing the Pakistani fielders, was subsequently slammed on social media platform Twitter for his gesture despite his dual failure in the match.
Earlier, England bundled out Pakistan for 169 in 46.4 overs as Stuart Broad and Jofra Archer were among the wickets this morning.
Chasing a 277-run target, England have scored 55/1 in 22 overs at lunch on Day 4. Needing 222 runs to win the match, there are strong chances of the match ending today itself. It is worth mentioning that England’s recent record has seen them losing the first match of a Test series on multiple occasions.
Rory Joseph Burns dismissal vs Pakistan
— Mathan Writes (@Cric_writes7) August 8, 2020
— Izz (@Pacebouncy) August 8, 2020
How Twitterati reacted:
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) August 8, 2020
Hahaha Rory Burns shushing Abbas while walking off after being dismissed. Bruh
— Ahmer Naqvi (@karachikhatmal) August 8, 2020
Rory Burns sledging the fielders after being dismissed is almost the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen.
— Yasir Dennishah (@DennisCricket_) August 8, 2020
Imagine Rory Burns, you’re the main batsman for your team and you score less in both innings of the test match then the opposition bowler YASIR SHAH, yet after getting OUT again instead of walking off you’ll ssshhing Pakistan team 😀 #ENGvPAK #Cricket @ECB_cricket pic.twitter.com/9y8TXzoXqm
— سجاد SAJ (@ImSajRizvi) August 8, 2020
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