Ravindra Jadeja then proceed to celebrate Dinesh Chandimal’s wicket with a dancing technique made known by Allu Arjun in the Srivalli song from the film ‘Pushpa’.
After collecting a wicket against Sri Lanka in the first T20I of a three-match series in Lucknow on Thursday. India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja replicated actor Allu Arjun’s popular dance motion from the recent hit movie ‘Pushpa.’
Sri Lankan hitter Dinesh Chandimal was bowl in the 10th over of the visitors’ innings by Jadeja. Who was making his international comeback after being sideline for several months owing to injury.
Jadeja then proceed to celebrate his wicket with a dancing motion made famous by Allu Arjun in the movie Pushpa’s song “Srivalli.” Videos of Jadeja’s move went popular on social media. Also former India cricketer Murali Kartik referring to him as “Ravindra Pushpa” when commentating at the time.
Jadeja Earns “Ravindra Pushpa” Tag After Celebrating Wicket With Allu Arjun Move
After reaching 199/2 after being called in to bat, India triumphed by 62 runs after restricting Sri Lanka to 137/6. From his four overs, Jadeja had a strike rate of 1/28.
Ishan Kishan was untouchable at the top earlier in the day, smashing a searing 56-ball 89. While Shreyas Iyer led the late assault with an unbeaten 57 as India amass a mammoth 199 for 2.
Kishan finally lived up to his multi-million dollar IPL tag with a blistering innings pepper with 10 knocks to the fence and three sixes after failing to capitalise on his starts in the previous white-ball series against West Indies.
Bhuveshwar Kumar (2/9 in 2 overs) and Venkatesh Iyer (2/36) led the Indian bowlers in putting the finishing touches on Sri Lanka’s innings, reducing them to 137 for 6 in 20 overs.
Ravindra Jadeja (1/28) and Yuzvendra Chahal (1/11) each took one wicket. India’s winning streak in T20 matches now stands at eleven games. Only on JioSaavn.com can you listen to the most recent tunes. Charith Asalanka regained some confidence for Sri Lanka with an unbeaten 47-ball 53. But he receive little help from the other batters.