IND vs ENG, 3rd Test: Ravindra Jadeja Apologies To Sarfaraz Khan After The Run-out Incident In Rajkot

On Thursday, Ravindra Jadeja asked for an apology to his teammate Sarfaraz Khan for accidentally running him out during the opening day of the third Test against England in Rajkot.

Sarfaraz was swiftly progressing in his innings, achieving his first half-century in a mere 48 balls. However, his endeavor to extend his time at the crease was abruptly halted due to a misunderstanding with Jadeja.

The occurrence prompted a displeased reaction from Indian skipper Rohit Sharma in the dressing room. The 36-year-old’s frustration was evident on broadcast cameras as he was seen throwing his cap in response to the run-out incident.

After the Day 1 game, Jadeja took to his official Instagram account and said sorry to Sarfaraz writing -“Feeling bad for Sarfaraz Khan. It was my wrong call. Well played.”

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Sarfaraz had already addressed the incident in the post-match press conference, stating that such occurrences are inherent to the game and considered part and parcel of cricket.

India won the toss and chose to bat first in Rajkot. Despite losing three wickets in the initial session, with the team standing at 33/3, skipper Rohit Sharma was joined by Jadeja. Both Jadeja and Rohit Sharma stitched a partnership of 204 runs for the fourth wicket.

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