Ravi Shastri ended his celebrated tenure as head coach of the Indian cricket group with the T20 World Cup 2021. Shastri remained on the helm for greater than 4 years, and the group touched newer heights throughout his time. Be it reaching the semifinals of the 2019 World Cup or profitable their first-ever dwelling sequence in Australia, India underneath Shastri continued to flourish as one of many strongest cricketing sides. Nevertheless, Shastri’s character, each on and off the sphere, additionally gave life to a streak of memes on social media.
The memes had been largely associated to Shastri’s character and his alleged love for alcohol. A few of the well-known memes contain Shastri’s photos from the dressing room being given hilarious imaginative twists in regards to the sport of the day. Whereas the memes do make cricket followers snort, one might surprise how Shastri would react to them.
It could come as a shock to followers that the previous Indian head coach wasn’t a lot bothered in regards to the memes, and in reality, loved a few of them.
“I fairly loved a few of them (memes). That’s expertise additionally. Once they out of the blue make me have a paunch, then it disappears the following day,” he was quoted as saying by India In the present day.
“There are bottles in all places, it’s a snort at my expense. So a minimum of in powerful occasions, you stored folks in good humour,” Shastri mentioned whereas including that he wish to invite a few of these meme-makers for a drink.
Speaking about his stint, Shastri mentioned his tenure because the India head coach has given him extra “job satisfaction” than the rest, although he admitted that the Covid-19 pandemic noticed plenty of sacrifice from the group.
Shastri can be succeeded by Rahul Dravid whose tenure begins with the house sequence in opposition to New Zealand starting November 17. New Zealand will tour India for 3 T20Is and two Checks after taking part in the T20 World Cup 2021 ultimate in opposition to Australia.
Will probably be fascinating to see whether or not Dravid provides the identical meme materials to social media like his predecessor.
Get all of the IPL information and Cricket Rating right here