Ambati Rayudu lost his World Cup 2019 place to "three-dimensional" Vijay Shankar, according to MSK Prasad. The comment made by the chairman of selection committee, describing Vijay Shankar's playing qualities, provoked a lot of discussions on social media. Ambati Rayudu, had earlier took a jibe on MSK Prasad through his tweet. But he found himself on the receiving end on Friday, when Chennai Super Kings (CSK) hosted Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019, and he took over the wicket-keeping gloves as MS Dhoni missed the match due to fever.
Former India cricketer and current commentator, Aakash Chopra tweeted, "Rayudu has donned the gloves in the absence of Dhoni....added another Dimension to his game".
A lot of fans tweeted, Rayudu has added another dimension to his game while some took a jibe at the chairman of selectors.
Ambati rayudu is showing his 3D effect as well Batting, Fielding, now keeping ICC has banned his bowling unless he have 4D effect Take that MSK #CSKvMI— Ankit Pandey (@Cricket_Ankit) April 26, 2019
Ambati Rayudu picking up another dimension. #cskvmi— Karan Sejpal (@BaachaBaachi) April 26, 2019
Ambati Rayudu ????️ keeping wickets.— CSK GauthaM (@GauthalVl) April 26, 2019
Damn, this guy is also 3-dimensional da MSK Prasad! #CSKvMI
Rayudu had earlier came up with a cryptic tweet and revealed a special plan to watch the World Cup.
In the tweet, Rayudu said, "Just Ordered a new set of 3d glasses to watch the world cup".
Rayudu has notched up only one half-century in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 so far with the highest score of 57 runs. He also departed for single-digit scores on four occasions and also has a duck to his name.
Rayudu featured in in 55 One-day Internationals (ODIs), scoring 1,694 runs at an average of 47.05. The 33-year-old has three centuries and 10 half-centuries to his name.