A failed nutmeg during the fourth day at Lord’s created drama online as English cricketer Stuart Broad was forced to defend a screenshot flying around Twitter.
While India has a lead of 154 runs going into the final day, its fans and some of its legends were instead focused on a moment in the 35th over of their innings.
With Ajinkya Rahane playing a block shot, and the ball trickling along the ground, Mark Wood appeared to try kick the ball through the legs of Rory Burns, who’d closed in.
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The problem? Wood’s aim wasn’t great, and Burns took a step as the ball came toward him; stepping down on the ball with his spikes.
While the players didn’t face any punishment for the moment, it did spark questions on Twitter — the screenshot looking worse than the reality — that the injured…