Huh! Jayant Yadav shines with the bat at Mohali, but Twitterati troll Rohit Sharma

Updated: Dec 16, 2016, 10:33 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

Twitterati's 'special liking' for Rohit Sharma was evident when it took the time to troll the talented Mumbai batsman even while praising the efforts of rookie all-rounder Jayant Yadav in the Mohali Test

Jayant Yadav celebrates reaching his half-century at Mohali on Monday.India batsman Jayant Yadav (L) raises his bat as he celebrates his half century on the third day of the third Test match between India and England at The Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali on Monday. Pic/AFP 

Rookie off-spinner Jayant Yadav has been proving to India's 'find of the series' and impressed one and all with his fighting qualities -- both with the ball and bat. 

The Haryana lad helped himself to a maiden half-century (55, 141 balls, 5x4) in Test cricket on Monday against England at Mohali. Jayant along with Ravindra Jadeja, who registered his career-best Test score surpassing his 68 at Lord's in 2014, put on 80 runs for the eight wicket.

Jadeja and Jayant's gutsy knocks ensured that India scored 400-plus for the third consecutive time in the series.

The 26-year-old all-rounder, who scored 62 runs and took four wickets in India’s 246-run win at Vizag, had earlier taken the two vital wickets of England’s lynchpin Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow in the England first innings at Mohali.

Naturally, the rookie started trending on social media on Monday. But Mumbai cricketer Rohit Sharma too started popping up on Twitter along with the Haryana lad. Why? Well, Twitterati decided they should troll the talented middle-order batsman.

Which again begs the question WHY? And to that we have no answers. 

But then again, the Twitterati has a 'special liking' for the talented Indian batsman and has been known to troll the 29-year-old Mumbaikar repeatedly. (When Rohit Sharma got trolled for 'waiting' in the dressing room)


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