Yuzvendra Chahal Hilarious Gesture: In the T20 World Cup encounter against South Africa in Perth, Team India struggled at the plate, scoring only 133/9 in 20 overs. No other batter stepped up as the South African pacers dominated the roost for the team, with Suryakumar Yadav’s heroic 68 off 40 deliveries being the only other score. At the 2.5 over mark, Yuzvendra Chahal being the 12th man, came along with Rishabh Pant on the field, and he did something hilarious. Let us have a look.
Yuzvendra Chahal Hilarious Gesture with the Umpires
Interestingly, Yuzvendra Chahal, who had been a member of the starting lineup in nearly all important matches for the team in the run-up to the World Cup, is yet to play a single match for the team in this edition. India only made one change in the game, replacing Axar Patel with Hooda. Instead, Yuzvendra Chahal was frequently seen carrying beverages for the team, and a video of him having fun with the umpires during the early innings of the Indian innings has since gone viral.
Yuzvendra Chahal was expected to be India’s top spinner in the 2022 World Cup despite not being selected for the team in the competition the year before. Ravichandran Ashwin, who can also bat in the lower order and has all-around skills, has been given preference by India because of this.
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India vs South Africa T20 World Cup: Highlights
Lungi Ngidi played his debut game of this competition and quickly and cheaply removed India’s top three players, KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, and Virat Kohli, putting the team under immediate pressure. Wayne Parnell also dismissed three batsmen.
Before Suryakumar and Dinesh Karthik put the innings in order with a 52-run partnership, Deepak Hooda and Hardik Pandya also left the game early. Although Karthik and Suryakumar Yadav put up a 52 runs partnership, in which Karthik only scored 6 of 15 deliveries he faced. India finished at a respectable 133 for 9.
South Africa chased down the target with 2 deliveries to spare. Although, the South African side was found struggling after the 10 over mark at 40 for 3. Adien Markram and David Miller held their ground and Miller took South Africa home safely.