Day 3 ended up being one of the most controversial days in the ongoing India vs South Africa Test series. Towards the end of the day at Cape Town, Proteas skipper Dean Elgar survived due to a controversial DRS decision. The whole of Team India was shocked by it. In this article, we take a look at a hilarious tweet by a user about Dean Elgar‘s Controversial DRS decision.
Dean Elgar’s controversial DRS decision the talking point on Day 3
Team India was struggling to take a wicket after the dismissal of Aiden Markram. Dean Elgar, who played a match-winning knock at the Wanderers, was all set to repeat his performance. However, R Ashwin had him LBW that was given out by the on-field umpire. However, Dean Elgar reviewed the decision. On review, it was seen that the ball was going above the stumps. It was shocking considering that it did not look that way to the naked eye. Hence, Virat Kohli was extremely furious with the decision. Even the likes of R Ashwin and KL Rahul could not control their anger at the dubious call.
A hilarious Tweet about the incident
The DRS event and the reactions by the Indian players after that attracted a lot of attention on social media. While a few were disappointed with Virat Kohli and his player’s reaction, a few opined that it was justified because of the controversial technology. Meanwhile, a few took to the lighter side of the DRS call that saved Dean Elgar. Here is a funny tweet about the same:
Elgar (not) LBW Ashwin! pic.twitter.com/BMnifn2sfDAdvertisement
— Pavan Kumar Allada (@pavankumar_apk) January 13, 2022
Meanwhile, Team India will have to chip away at the wickets column consistently if they have to win the game. However, it seems to be a tough ask at the moment. Although Dean Elgar is out, the other South African batsmen like Temba Bavuma are in good form. Hence, India has a tough road ahead.