England Legends spinner Monty Panesar rattled the Indian Legends batting line-up by producing a match-winning spell, following which many cricket fans called him better than the current England spinners.
England Legends on account of skipper Kevin Pietersen’s 35-ball 74 runs posted a mammoth total of 188 runs in their innings.
Sachin Tendulkar led India Legends in response to the target of 189 runs tumbled in the start as left-arm spinner Monty Panesar just like the old times wreaked havoc against the Indian batters with his accuracy.
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The left-arm-spinner returned with the figures of 3/15, scalping the wickets of Mohammad Kaif, Yuvraj Singh, and skipper Sachin Tendulkar, and helped his Team beat India Legends by 6 runs in a high scoring thriller.
Following Panesar’s impressive spell, Twitterati went frenzied and praised him for his magnificent spell of bowling. Many fans called him better than a current lot of English spinners.
Here’s what Twitterati said.
Sachin Tendulkar was the first Test wicket of Monty Panesar and he did the same in Road Safety Tournament – Beautiful bowling from Monty.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 9, 2021
Kevin Pietersen and Monty Panesar are much much better than many current England players. Even at this age, both are of too gud quality ❤️❤️ always pleasant for eyes to watch. Thanks for playing in this series. #RoadSafetyWorldSeries @KP24 @MontyPanesar
— Narayanan XI (@NarayananXi) March 7, 2021
These guys still haven’t learnt how to play Monty Panesar ???? as if they are celebrating 9 year anniversary of 2012.
— Prashanth (@ps_it_is) March 9, 2021
Monty Panesar way better than the current English spinners lol. Real skill
— Aditya Vaikunt (@avaikunt_98) March 9, 2021
And @MontyPanesar strikes on his very first ball. He’s still got it in him! ????#RoadSafetyWorldSeries2021 pic.twitter.com/67Ssvj8VJe
— Vinesh Prabhu (@vlp1994) March 7, 2021