Kevin Pietersen's Hindi Tweet Pokes India After England Win 1st Test
India vs England: The visitors won the first Test match by a huge margin at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai. After the match, Kevin Pietersen said in Hindi on Twitter that he had warned Virat Kohli's team ahead of the series.
- Kevin Pietersen had fired a warning to India earlier on Twitter
- India lost by 227 runs
- The first Test match took place in Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium
Former England captain Kevin Pietersen took to Twitter to pass on a message to the Indian cricket team, after their defeat to England in the first Test match, of their ongoing four-match series. Joe Root led England to a victory by 227 runs, with the captain also scoring a double-hundred. After the match, Pietersen remarked on Twitter in Hindi, that he had warned India to not be overconfident after retaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Australia. "India , yaad hai maine pehele hi chetawani di thi ke itna jasn na manaye jab aapne Australia ko unke ghar pe haraya tha", tweeted Pietersen.
India , yaad hai maine pehele hi chetawani di thi ke itna jasn na manaye jab aapne Australia ko unke ghar pe haraya tha— Kevin Pietersen (@KP24) February 9, 2021
After India's victory in the four-match Test series against Australia, Pietersen had warned India on Twitter to be well prepared for England, despite their historic win at The Gabba. He advised them to not celebrate so much and to gear up for the series against England.
He had tweeted, "India - yeh aitihaasik jeet ka jashn manaye kyuki yeh sabhi baadhao ke khilaap hasil hui hai LEKIN , ASLI TEAM toh kuch hafto baad a rahi hai jisse aapko harana hoga apne ghar mein . Satark rahe , 2 saptaah mein bahut adhik jashn manaane se saavadhaan rahen".
India - yeh aitihaasik jeet ka jashn manaye kyuki yeh sabhi baadhao ke khilaap hasil hui hai— Kevin Pietersen (@KP24) January 19, 2021
LEKIN , ASLI TEAM toh kuch hafto baad a rahi hai jisse aapko harana hoga apne ghar mein .
Satark rahe , 2 saptaah mein bahut adhik jashn manaane se saavadhaan rahen
Spinner Jack Leach was in top form for England, registering six wickets during the first Test match. Meanwhile, James Anderson also took five dismissals. Also, in his 100th Test match, Root slammed 218 off 377 balls during his side's first innings.
Having taken a 1-0 lead in the four-match series, England face India in the second Test match, in Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium, from February 13. The hosts will be aiming to put a better display, and level the series.