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IPL 2022: Twitter erupts as Lucknow franchise takes an indirect jibe at Kohli while wishing Rahul Dravid on his birthday

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IPL 2022: Rahul Dravid is the current head coach of the Indian cricket team. Under his coaching, India got off to a terrific start by whitewashing New Zealand (3-0) at home.

Later on, India got the better of New Zealand in the two-match Test series. While the first Test ended in a draw, India made a comeback in the second Test and went on to win the series by 1-0.

Meanwhile, India are currently busy playing the third and deciding Test match against South Africa at Newlands, Cape Town. India breached the Centurion fortress for the first time and took a 1-0 lead in the series.

After that, South Africa won the second Test by 7 wickets and equalled the series (1-1). Both teams have been pushing each other to the core to get the much-needed result in the Test series.

Twitter erupts as Lucknow franchise takes an indirect jibe at Kohli while wishing Rahul Dravid on his birthday
Twitter erupts as Lucknow franchise takes an indirect jibe at Kohli while wishing Rahul Dravid on his birthday

Team India has never won a Test series in the rainbow nation. Meanwhile, India’s young wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant scored one of the finest knocks in his Test career as he scored an unbeaten 100 in the second innings.

Team India has set up a target of 212 for the hosts in the deciding fixture. Marco Jansen, Lungi Ngidi, and Kagiso Rabada were amongst the wickets in the second innings. Jansen took 4 wickets while Rabada and Ngidi took 3 wickets each.

IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise takes an indirect dig at Virat Kohli while wishing Rahul Dravid on his birthday

IPL 2022: Rahul Dravid’s contribution to Indian cricket has never been in doubt. He turned 49 on January 11. The former cricketers, fans, and well-wishers took to social media and wished Rahul Dravid on his birthday.

Besides that, new IPL franchises to feature in IPL 2022 wished The Wall on his birthday. Meanwhile, the Lucknow IPL franchise took to Twitter and indirectly trolled Kohli while wishing Rahul Dravid on his birthday.

“Happy birthday to the greatest number 3️⃣ batsman India ever produced. πŸ‘ The legend. The inspiration. π“π‘πž π–πšπ₯π₯ πŸ”₯ Leave your wishes for the great man in the comments below! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘‡,” Lucknow franchise tweeted.

Meanwhile, Virat Kohli fans found this tweet distasteful as they lashed out at the Lucknow IPL franchise for calling Dravid the greatest number 3 batsman.

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