After losing the Pataudi Trophy Test 2018 by 3-1, team India will be playing the last match for pride at the Oval on September 7 against England. Now, ahead of the game, Shikhar Dhawan posted a picture of himself with a few members of the team on social media. Players like Dhawan, Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant were seen having a fun time. India vs England fifth test preview
In the picture, we see Hardik Pandya lying down while Dhawan trying to take off the beanie from his head. Rishabh Pant’s expression was priceless. The snap was captioned, “Crazy boys and non-stop fun @hardikpandya93 .. With a priceless @rishabpant expression 😜.”
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However, the picture did not go down well with the netizens who are angry with the team for their dismal performance in England. Many posted negative comments and blamed the members of the team for the loss at Southampton. Dhawan had a perfect response to the people who trolled the members of the team. Without mentioning anyone in the comments, he wrote, “People who have been writing negative stuff. We are also hurt the day you guys are. It is important to learn from our mistakes and move forward. We give our best for the nation everytime we walk on the ground and most important thing is as a team we should be in a good mindset before the next game. We cannot change the past. So we do our hardwork at the ground as always and keep our process strong. After practice it is important to laugh and be happy so we create positivity in the team. That's what champions do. Easy to be happy when winning. Warriors stay positive when things are down too. Thanks to the fans who are still supporting us.”
Talking about Shikhar Dhawan, he has scored 158 runs in three matches and his fellow opener KL Rahul managed to put up 113 runs from four matches. India lost the fourth test at the Southampton by 60 runs.