The incident between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson is getting worse, after both the captains have come into it. In an interaction with media, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that there is nothing wrong in being aggressive on the field but there are boundary lines to all those aggression and players should not cross this.
Dhoni said that he has no problem in a player being vocal even but he should do it within his limits, while referring it to the incident between Ravindra Jedeja and James Anderson. When asked about the extent of Jadeja’s fault for this incident, Dhoni said that he doesn’t think that Jadeja is faulty by any means.
On the other hand, Cook said that Indians are making this small issue into a big one and termed this as a tactical move played by the Indians ahead of the 2nd Test match.
But , Cook declined to speak on the incident about what actually happened there, stating that the rules laid by the ICC does not allow him to speak anything about it in public, after the incident was termed Level 3 by the officials.
Cook backed Anderson stating that he is in his side and added that Anderson is a star of his side , being such a fantastic bowler with a very good record. Cook also added that he won’t ask his bowler to stop bein aggressive on the field.
Both the captains have backed their player and this was pretty much expected. This war of words will surely spice up the series .
The second match of the series starts from 17th and fans from both the side will be hoping that the pitch for the 2nd Test should be sporty, unlike the one for the first Test which was a typical flat sub-continental wicket.