#MoteraCricketStadium

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Ravi Shastri blamed fatigue for the team's loss in the first Test in Chennai. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RaviShastriOfc)

  • Several former England players criticised the pitch for the third Test
  • Ravi Shashtri said Ashish Bhowmick is an outstanding groundsman
  • He lauded the team for making it to the WTC final despite ICC changing the qualification criteria

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Virat Kohli said the quick finish in the third Test was due to "bizarre" batting by both teams. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • India won the third Test against England in two days on a turning pitch in Ahmedabad
  • Virat Kohli called for balance in reporting on the state of the wicket
  • He said when India lost a Test in New Zealand in three days, 'none of our people wrote about the pitch'

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Ravichandran Ashwin said everyone is entitled to their opinion. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Ravichandran Ashwin said people should talk about the quality of play rather than the pitch
  • He questioned whether there were such speculations about the pitch when India played in other countries
  • He reminded of an instance when Virat Kohli refused to comment on the pich in South Africa

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin (in picture) and Axar Patel wreaked havoc on the Motera surface. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • There have been erroneous reports that India will lose WTC points if the Ahmedabad pitch is rated 'poor'
  • For the pitch quality to create WTC implications, the pitch would have to be deemed “unfit”
  • The last time a pitch was declared "unfit" was more than a decade ago

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Author and Historian, Tom Holland took to Twitter to praise Narendra Modi on being so humble and naming a stadium after himself. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • Some people on the Internet confused author Tom Holland with the Spiderman star
  • As a result, calls to boycott Spiderman started coming up on Twitter
  • On realising the mess up, a meme parade started on Twitter