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Rob Key's tweet angers Indian fans
The Ashes 2019

Rob Key's tweet angers Indian fans

After Steve Smith struck the second century of his comeback Test match, tributes poured in from around the cricketing world as the former Australia captain is being hailed as one of the greatest batsmen to in the conventional five-day format.

Soon, comparisons started to come in regarding Smith and world number one Virat Kohli. 

In the midst of this, former England player turned commentator Rob Key irked fans when he claimed Smith to be superior to his Indian counterpart.

Key’s tweet was harangued by passionate Kohli supporters who referred to Smith’s botchy past to make their point. Some even resorted to abusing the Englishman for his tweet.