Virender Sehwag (left), Adam Gilchrist (centre) and James Anderson (right)    Getty Images
Virender Sehwag (left), Adam Gilchrist (centre) and James Anderson (right) Getty Images

With India registering their biggest Test win over England at home in terms of runs on Day five of the second Test at Visakhapatnam, plenty of records were broken and created. Few of them were unwanted as well, which cricketers are proud of achieving it. One such record came for England’s pacer James Anderson, for which he was trolled by Virender Sehwag and Adam Gilchrist on Twitter. Sehwag, who is known for taking witty jibe at players, did the same with Anderson too and reminded him of Karma after India beat England by 246 runs. Anderson became the first English batsman to achieve a ‘king pair’ since 1906. ALSO READ: Team India beat England by 246 runs in 2nd Test; Twitter hails their effort

It all started in the first innings, when Anderson got out to Ravichandran Ashwin for golden duck, followed by a similar fate in the final innings of the match, when Jayant Yadav scalped his wicket on the first ball. Reacting to this, Sehwag reminded Anderson of the third Test between England and India in 2011 at Edgbston, where the former was dismissed for golden duck in both the innings. Also, it was Anderson, who made that unwanted stats fall under Sehwag’s name as he dismissed him for duck on the first ball of the second innings. Anderson is surely among the world’s best Test bowler in the contemporary cricket.

Not only Sehwag, even Gilchrist took a dig at Anderson by welcoming him to this club of ‘king pair’ and he did that purposely because the former Australian is the first from his team to bag this record in 2001 at Kolkata.

However, Anderson responded only to Sehwag and pretty modestly with a Tears of Joy Emoji.

Overall, Anderson became the 19th player to bag a king pair in Tests, third from England and fourth player against India. Beside a king pair, Anderson also picked four wickets in the second Test.