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'No1 Villain?..'- Stuart Broad Roasts Australian Media For Far-Stretching Robinson-Khawaja Fiasco

image-lj6yjhaeRobinson's ugly send-off to Khawaja was criticised by many [Source: Twitter]

Despite witnessing five days of gripping action, the first Ashes Test in Edgbaston has grabbed the limelight for the infamous verbal spat between English seamer Ollie Robinson and Australia opener Usman Khawaja. It's been two days since Australia have defeated England in the game, but the incident is still grabbing the headlines, with the cold war between the arch-rivals reaching a whole new level with each passing day. 

Despite giving Khawaja a bad-mouthed send-off in the first innings, Robinson managed a narrow escape, as the ICC didn't take disciplinary action against him following the game's conclusion. 

To make things spicier, renowned Australian media house Fox Sports lambasted the Englishman in one of its recent articles, naming him the 'number one villain' for justifying his act and casually underestimating the Australian tail-enders in one of his statements. 

Today morning, after Fox Sports posted the article with the tagline 'No. 1 villain Ollie Robinson has learned his fate over an expletive-laden send-off for Usman Khawaja' on its official Twitter handle, veteran English speedster Stuart Broad joined the conversation, roasting the media house through a savage reply, reading:

"No1 Villain?!” I can’t have lost that tag already can I?! Disappointing. 

Broad took a cheeky dig at Fox Sports, who have portrayed him as a villainous figure multiple times in the past. 

Considering these frequent verbal exchanges with stalwarts from both sides being involved, we expect a higher percentage of drama and on-field contests between the historic rivals in the rest of the series. 

Notably, Australia are one-nil up in the series, and England will try their hearts out to bounce back by winning the second Test scheduled at Lord's on the 28th of this month.