A video of Indian team all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja went viral on the first day of the Nagpur Test. It was seen in the video that Ravindra Jadeja took cream from the hand of Mohammed Siraj and applied it on his finger. The Indian team management has given clarification in this regard to the ICC match referee Andy Pycroft.
India reported that Ravindra Jadeja had applied pain-relief cream to his bowling hand. This incident happened when half of Australia’s team had returned to the pavilion. Now no charges pressed against Ravindra Jadeja and India after ointment controversy.
According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, Jadeja, Indian captain Rohit Sharma and the team manager were shown the viral video clip after the first day’s play in Nagpur.
According to the report, Pycroft wanted to inform the Indian team about the incident and Jadeja was not fined for the brawl. It has also been learned that the Australian team has not lodged any complaint in this matter.
In fact, the Australian media objected to the video and termed it as ball tampering. But the Indian team management has cleared the matter by giving clarification on this. Ravindra Jadeja made a strong comeback in international cricket, he took five wickets in Australia’s first innings and put the Indian team in the driving seat.
Jadeja made Marnus Labushen (49), Steve Smith (37), Matt Renshaw, Peter Handscomb (31) and Todd Murphy his victims. Jadeja was well supported by the experienced Ravichandran Ashwin, who took three wickets.
The Australian batsmen succumbed to the Indian spinners and the entire team was all out for 177 runs in 63.5 overs in the first innings. In response, the Indian team got off to a great start and would like to take the match in their favor soon by taking a huge lead.