The 46th over, bowled by Curran, went for 21 runs with Pandya and Rishabh Pant smacking three sixes between them in the over. A frustrated Curran went well outside off-stump with his last ball of the over, but it went just past the tramline forcing the umpire to call it a wide.
Off the delivery he had to bowl again, Curran beat Pandya’s swish with a slower ball, and immediately engaged the batsman with a few words before turning around. Pandya ran up behind Curran to throw back a few words as the umpire intervened.
Watch the exchange here:
— Simran (@CowCorner9) March 26, 2021
Some amateur lip-readers gave their interpretations of Curran’s volley.
Did Sam Curran just say “It’s Sam, you twat” to Hardik at the end of the last over? #INDvENG
— Danny (@dafrankland) March 26, 2021
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