IND vs SL LIVE: Pushpa fever rubs R Jadeja as he celebrates wicket on Team India return- Watch video

IND vs SL LIVE: Jadeja Pushpa celebration – The viral Pushpa celebration has crept into the Indian cricket team. On Thursday, Ravindra Jadeja…

IND vs SL LIVE: Pushpa fever rubs Ravindra Jadeja as he celebrates wicket on India return- Watch video - Follow India vs Sri Lanka Live Updates on InsideSport
IND vs SL LIVE: Pushpa fever rubs Ravindra Jadeja as he celebrates wicket on India return- Watch video - Follow India vs Sri Lanka Live Updates on InsideSport

IND vs SL LIVE: Jadeja Pushpa celebration – The viral Pushpa celebration has crept into the Indian cricket team. On Thursday, Ravindra Jadeja also jumped on the bandwagon, celebrating Dinesh Chandimal’s wicket with the Thaggedhe Le gesture from the popular Telugu movie Pushpa. Follow India vs Sri Lanka T20 Live Updates on InsideSport.

It was in the 10th over when Ravindra Jadeja extracted some turns off the Ekana Stadium pitch to stun Chandimal. The Sri Lankan batter failed to read the shortish delivery Ishan Kishan behind the stumps was quick to take the bails off and send Chandimal back.

IND vs SL LIVE: Pushpa fever rubs R Jadeja as he celebrates wicket on Team India return- Watch video

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It prompted Ravindra Jadeja to bring his Pushpa celebration. Watch the video here:

 

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IND vs SL LIVE: Pushpa fever rubs R Jadeja as he celebrates wicket on Team India return- Watch video

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It was Ravindra Jadeja’s only wicket of the match after return from injury. Jadeja last played in the 1st Test against New Zealand and was sidelined with injury since then.

Ravindra Jadeja dismissed Dinesh Chandimal, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Lucknow, February 24, 2022

IND vs SL LIVE: Pushpa fever rubs R Jadeja as he celebrates wicket on Team India return- Watch video

With the bat, he didn’t have to turn on the beats mode as Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer and Rohit Sharma did all the hard work, powering India to 199/2 in 20 overs. Ishan Kishan smashed a 56-ball 89 while Shreyas Iyer slammed 28-ball 57 and Rohit Sharma scored 32-ball 44.

As for the match, India eased to a 62-run victory. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Venkatesh Iyer scalped two wickets each, restricting Sri Lanka to 137/6 in 20 overs. Charith Asalanka was the only Lankan batter to offer some fight, scoring 53 off 47 balls while Dushmantha Chameera scored 24 off 14 but in vain.

IND vs SL LIVE: Pushpa fever rubs R Jadeja as he celebrates wicket on Team India return- Watch video

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