Whereas making an attempt to get again into his crease, Pujara caught out his bat, nevertheless it jammed within the pitch, simply earlier than the crease line and England wicket keeper Ben Foakes whipped off the bails to run Pujara out. Pujara in actual fact tried to get again into his crease after the bat jammed, making an attempt to make use of his proper leg and left hand, however by then the bails had been off.
The incident occurred within the first over of the morning session when Pujara stepped out in opposition to Moeen Ali off the ultimate ball of that over, solely to flick the ball straight to Ollie Pope at short-leg.
What ought to have been a straightforward return to the crease resulted in a run out.
Watch the dismissal right here:
Unhealthy LuckBad Luck ProPujara Run-out#INDvENG @cheteshwar1 https://t.co/fcJ0BYjuOI
— Chikmaya Kumar Sprint (@ckdash045) 1613362525000
The bizarre dismissal set Twitter abuzz as specialists and followers alike felt dangerous for Pujara after his unfortunate finish on the crease.
How unfortunate has Pujara been this collection! First Check brief ball from Bess pulled completely, hits brief leg fielder &… https://t.co/jUZJ90C9sy
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) 1613362885000
Of all of the methods to get out on a rank turner, that should be probably the most weird 😟😟Luck for England early on in… https://t.co/wwjK6yuZZ7
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) 1613362124000
Pujara and Rohit are the funniest 2 stumping scalps I’ve seen in fast succession. Comical batmanship. #INDvsENG
— Do not Bully me.😐 (@AluBaiganaTiana) 1613362520000
Nobody will get Pujara out, he get himself out…😃 #INDvENG
— MysticalBug (@BugMystical) 1613362450000
That is precisely how we really feel on a Monday! 💔Unlucky there for Pujara ☹️#INDvENG #OrangeArmy #KeepRising #SRH https://t.co/gxIBff61fD
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) 1613362118000
I feel we are able to all agree that Pujara is the King of getting out in unconventional methods and he is been extraordinarily unfortunate💯
— Bettleberg97* (@ToxicThunder5) 1613362221000
This wasn’t a case of a batsman being executed in by prodigious flip off the Chepauk pitch, however satirically the pitch did show to be Pujara’s undoing on this case, because the bat did not slide over the crease line.