In a stretch of play that brought tears to the eyes of Sunil Gavaskar and the Indian players (although for slightly different reasons), Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers delivered a masterclass in blockathon, scoring 23 and 11 runs respectively from 207 and 91 balls. Our correspondent Mark Zuckerpandian brings you some reactions on Facebook:

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Please note this is a humour article — work of pure fiction

(Ashwin Kumar is a humorist with www.theunrealtimes.com where this article was originally published. The UnReal Times is India’s favourite satire, spoof, parody and humour portal)