Collage of Steve Smith and Sarfaraz Ahmed yawning.© Twitter
Australia captain Steve Smith and his team struggled in their first ODI at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Friday as India beat them by five wickets in a low-scoring thriller.indian substitute captain Hardik Pandya Won the toss and opted to pitch first in a game that saw the regular captain Roshi Sharma Missed out due to family commitments. For Australia, Mitchell Stark Shine with 65 balls down for 81 but other batsmen failed to replicate him as the guests were tied for 188.
Chasing 189 goals, India were reduced to 83 for 5 at one stage, but the duo Kuala Lumpur Rahul and ravindrajadya Help them win the game from there.
Near the end of the game, Smith was spotted yawning, and fans didn’t have time to compare his action to the viral image Safaraz Ahmed During the 2019 ODI World Cup match between India and Pakistan, the goalkeeper yawned in a similar fashion.
Watch a video of Steve Smith yawning here:
— LePakad7 (@AreBabaRe2) March 18, 2023
Here’s the Twitterati’s reaction:
Smith recreates Safaraz pic.twitter.com/R9lZe2U6xT
— feryy (@ffspari) March 17, 2023
Steve Smith, welcome to the Sarfaraz Ahmed Yawning Academy. #INDvsAustralia pic.twitter.com/4DxKpQ0hkg
— Akshat (@AkshatOM10) March 17, 2023
This is understandable as it will be around 01:30am Australian time when this photo is taken. Aana nambo Sarfraz panguni veyil palla kaatitu adikkuthu https://t.co/PdQLOv9EFo
Arjun (@arjunts_) March 18, 2023
Talking about the match, KL Rahul struck 75 and Ravindra Jadeja 45 unbeaten as India chased a 189-run target against Australia in 39.5 overs to win their first ODI. The hosts suffered a top-level crash in a paltry chase before Rahul and Jadeja led them through.
Earlier, Mohammad Shami and Muhammad Siraj They took three wickets apiece as India beat the guests by 188.Australia led 129-2 at one stage but they ultimately failed to pin their hopes on Mitchell Marsh.
India’s substitute captain, Hardik Pandya, won the toss and opted to bowl first at the Wankhede Stadium.
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