Ravindra Jadeja, an Indian all-rounder, celebrates in a filmy manner after taking a wicket in the first T20I of a three-match series against Sri Lanka on Thursday in Lucknow. After returning from a two-month injury layoff, Jadeja dismissed Sri Lanka batter Dinesh Chandimal in the 10th over of the second innings.
Jadeja celebrated his wicket-taking victory by imitating actor Allu Arjun’s famous I will not bow down gesture from the recent blockbuster Pushpa: The Rise.
Jadeja delivered the ball to Chandimal, who stepped out of the crease to hit it. Meanwhile, Jadeja’s ball turned and beat the outside edge before being stumped by Ishan Kishan, the wicketkeeper
Taking advantage of the opportunity, Jadeja celebrated the wicket on the field by performing the gesture from the blockbuster Telugu film. A video of Jadeja’s celebration has gone viral on the internet.
Fans couldn’t help but join him in celebrating the wicket-taking victory, and they began flooding the micro-blogging site with the hashtag #jadeja. By sharing his video, one user commented “swag,” while another wrote, “Sir Jadeja and the comeback looks on fire.”
Meanwhile, on February 24, India defeated Sri Lanka by 62 runs in the first match of the three-match series. Ishan Kishan was outstanding on the field, scoring 89 runs off 26 deliveries. Shreyas Iyer contributed to the team’s 199-run total with an unbeaten 57 runs off 28 balls.
Cricketer #RavindraJadeja recreates #AlluArjun’s iconic scene from ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ during the India VS Sri Lanka T20 match! pic.twitter.com/fNKILc5X45
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