Post the tweet, many fans called out the lack of empathy and open insecurity of the icon. Some even called the comparison 'degrading'.
Axar had made his international debut in 2014 but played his first match in the longest format of the game when India locked horns with England in the second Test.
Intent to score was needed on Motera track, it was a normal wicket, says Indian batsman Rohit Sharma
England batsmen were deceived by left-armer Axar Patel's straighter deliveries that skidded straight instead of turning.
A strip with spin and unpredictability produced a match that ended in less than two days giving it the moniker the shortest Test in post-War era.
Debate on nature of wickets in this series continues after India win third Test by 10 wickets in shortest five-day game since World War II
Crawley said that the English side needed that bit of luck as they are behind in the ongoing day-night Test.
The visitors claim that both the decisions were rather made quickly without taking the help of other camera angles.
At stumps, India were 99 for 3 from 33 overs with Rohit batting on 57 off 82 balls.
When Pujara last played against England in Ahmedabad, he had gone on to score a double century and Amit Shah now wishes to see the right-handed batsman achieve the same feat again.
The refurbished stadium, the largest cricketing arena in the world, doesn't have the traditional floodlight towers but a ring of LED lights around the perimeter of its roof.
England had Jofra Archer, Zak Crawley, James Anderson and Jonny Bairstow coming into the side.
High on confidence after thrashing England in the second Test in Chennai, the Virat Kohli-led Indian team will look to keep the winning momentum going.
Gambhir said Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Siraj should feature if India opt to play three seamers in the game.
Ishant, who is standing on the cusp of playing his 100 Tests, said each bowler will have to take responsibility session wise.
Stokes said the Test triumph of the English team that toured in 2012 has been an inspiration for the current side.