Pakistan Cricketer Abdullah Shafique drops a simple catch in the slips on 3rd day of 2nd test match. Cricket Australia went to X for trolling him for that drop. Pakistan cricket team is on a tour of Australia. They already lost the first test match.
Australia lost 4 wickets on 16 runs in the second inning. Pakistan is bowling well and the Aussies are under pressure. Shafique drops a lollipop of Mitchell Marsh. After that scores an important 95 runs. Cricket Australia shares the video of that catch on X and writes “It’s like a crocodile jaw trying to catch a ball.” Abdullah Shafique hands Mitch Marsh a life on 20.
Video of drop catch by Abdullah Shafique
There are many funny reactions to that post. One of the users replied -This man has made a mockery of catching. Another user writes “Catches are dropped or not but the umpire didn’t give him out on lbw appeal. The game is rigged!”
Pakistani team chasing 317 runs to win the match. Pakistan’s team is known for their sloppy fielding. They have dropped almost 4 catches in the 2nd inning of Australia, given a good lead and total for Kangaroos.
Another video that went viral from the 2nd test is of a couple romancing in the empty stand of Melbourne Cricket Stadium.