PAK v ENG 2022: Twitterati recall India’s dominating run on home soil after Pakistan suffer first ever home whitewash

Pakistan suffered a humiliating 3-0 whitewash at the hands of England in the home Test series.

Pakistan lost the Karachi Test by eight wickets | GettyPakistan suffered a humiliating 3-0 whitewash at the hands of England in the three-match Test series at home.

Having won the first two Tests in Rawalpindi and Multan, the Three Lions had already taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.

On Tuesday (December 20), the Ben Stokes-led completed a series sweep with an emphatic eight-wicket victory in the third and final Test in Karachi.

Chasing 167 in the fourth innings, the visitors were 112/2 at the close of play on Day 3 and they hit the remaining 55 runs in double quick time to seal the deal on the penultimate day.

The outcome sets Twitter ablaze as Pakistan were subjected to their first-ever whitewash at home. While sharing their reactions, netizens also lauded Team India’s dominating run on home soil, saying it isn’t as easy as the Virat Kohli-led side had made it look.

Here are the reactions:

After completing the whitewash, England skipper Ben Stokes said: “Perfect. We got a process in which we want to play, the challenge is to play on different kinds of pitches and we stuck to our gameplan and adapted really well with bat and ball.”

“Everyone delivered. Lot spoken about the way we bat, but our bowling stood up as well. It comes down to belief. The belief we have on the team in what we were trying to do and it resonates around everybody, it's unbelievable and to be able to lead the group full of confidence, it's amazing.”


By Salman Anjum - 20 Dec, 2022

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