Umpire Paul Reiffel’s reaction after Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah knocked off the bails in frustration has triggered a meme fest on social media. & |  Photo Credit: AP
- Jasprit Bumrah knocked off the bails in frustration during Australia’s 2nd innings on Day 4 of the 3rd Test
- Bumrah only managed to take a solitary wicket in Australia’s 2nd innings at the SCG
- Cameron Green and Steve Smith helped Australia set a challenging 407-run target for India
Even though Indian speed merchant Jasprit Bumrah got the better of Camron Green in Australia’s 2nd innings, the premier bowler had a forgetful outing with the leather as the Tim Paine-led side posted a challenging total for the visitors to chase in the 3rd Test match. Riding on Steve Smith and Green’s sublime knocks, the hosts managed to post a competitive 407-run target in the 3rd Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
Bumrah, who played a key role in the 1st innings by picking up a brace of wickets only managed to take the solitary scalp of Green in the 2nd innings of the ongoing SCG Test on Sunday. However, Bumrah still ended up raising some eyebrows on Day 4 as the Indian speedster grabbed umpire Paul Reiffel’s attention during his spell. A frustrated Bumrah was seen knocking off the bails on Day 4 of the 3rd Test at the SCG.
Taking cognisance of the incident, umpire Reiffel came up with a noteworthy reaction which has apparently triggered hilarious memes and tweets on the internet. Here’s how the match umpire paved the way for the Twitterati to share funny reactions and tweets on the microblogging site. Bumrah was returning back to his bowling mark during Australia’s 2nd innings when the incident took place.
Besides taking the crucial wicket of youngster Green (84), the Indian pacer leaked 68 runs and bowled as many as 21 overs. Talking about the match, Smith and Green’s gritty knocks helped Australia score 312-6 d on Day 4 of the SCG Test.
In reply, Ajinkya Rahane-led Team India scored 98-2 at Stumps Day 4 of the SCG Test. While Shubman Gill failed to cash in on his start, opener Rohit Sharma departed after a gritty half-century in India’s 2nd innings at the SCG. India need 309 runs to win the third Test match.