Sachin Tendulkar's cheeky tweet on Henry Nicholls' unusual dismissal wins everyone's heart

sachin cheeky tweet on Henry Nicholls dismissal

Henry Nicholls was dismissed in one of the most unusual ways during the third Test match between England and New Zealand that is now taking place at Headingley in Leeds. When Nicholls played a straight shot off Jack Leach's bowling in the close direction of non-striker Daryl Mitchell, he was batting on 19. It happened quickly, leaving little time for either the batter or the umpire to react.

While Mitchell attempted to avoid being struck, he took too long to put his bat down, allowing the ball to strike the bat and be redirected directly into the hands of the mid-off fielder. There was not much Nicholls could have done to prevent the dismissal because the umpire ruled that it was a clean catch.

In the meantime, Sachin Tendulkar, a great cricketer, sent a cheeky tweet about Nicholls' firing that quickly gained popularity on social media. As the non-striker would have been declared out for the same incident in gully cricket, Tendulkar tweeted, "In gully cricket, we'd declare the non-striker out."

After Nicholls was out, Mitchell and Tom Blundell put together a significant unbroken stand of 102 for the sixth wicket that lasted till the end of the first day of play. With Stuart Broad and Leach providing the early breakthroughs, New Zealand was able to recover and finish at 225 for 5 in 90 overs. England will be aiming to win the final Test in order to sweep the series after taking the first two games.

Daryl Mitchell went on to score a hundred on day 2 of the test match. He scored 109 off 228 balls taking New Zealand to 329-10. In response England Batsman struggled against the opening spell of Trent Boult. Trent Boult got the wickets of all top 3 batsmen of England very cheaply. Now Kiwis are in commanding position in this test match as England are struggling at 75-6.

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