Australian cricketer Shane Warne may have taken more than 700 wickets and wreaked havoc with his dangerously spin bowling all through his career, but that wasn’t enough for a Twitter user, who sensationally questioned the legend’s knowledge about spin bowling. This was after Warne took to social media to express his disappointment with New Zealand for not selecting a single spinner against India for the World Test Championship final.
The Australian spin wizard wrote, “Very disappointed in Nz not playing a spinner in the #ICCWorldTestChampionship as this wicket is going to spin big with huge foot marks developing already. Remember if it seems it will spin. India make anything more than 275/300 ! The match is over unless weather comes in !”
Very disappointed in Nz not playing a spinner in the #ICCWorldTestChampionship as this wicket is going to spin big with huge foot marks developing already. Remember if it seems it will spin. India make anything more than 275/300 ! The match is over unless weather comes in !
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) June 19, 2021
What made Warne’s tweet viral was a comment from a Twitter user, who asked if the former Aussie bowler understood how spin bowling worked. Twitter user Macca asked, “Shane do you understand how spin works? The pitch gets dry… this pitch won’t get dry because for the rest of the test, there is due to be rain.”
Shocked by the audacity of the Twitter user, netizens began to slam him for his question. One wrote, “Never thought I would see these words in a sentence ‘Shane, do you understand how spin works?’” Another wrote, “Hahahahah. Did you really ask SHANE WARNE if he understands spin? Lmao.” “Yes
Shane Warne doesnt know how to spin, Sachin doesnt know how to bat, McGrath doesnt know how to bowl, Rhodes doesnt know how to field, Please suggest them and coach them when you get some time,” wrote another person.
Others simply used the help of hilarious memes to express their shock over the Twitter user’s audacity.
— Veer (@VeerS99) June 19, 2021
Shane warne : pic.twitter.com/y43psdtWcS
— Manan Dave (@davemanan247) June 19, 2021
Arey naa batta he is not Shane Watson he is Shane warne pic.twitter.com/vvyZmf4MAK
— Vamsy Creazionii (@thordarlingfan) June 19, 2021
The first day of the WTC final was washed out due to rain. India, however, made a solid start when the match resumed on the second day on Saturday. Team India were 120-3 at the tea with the poor light once again affecting the resumption of the play.