Team India celebrated their series win against New Zealand in a unique way. To mark the historic victory against the Kiwis, the men in blue chanted a popular dialogue from Bollywood movie, Uri: The Surgical Strike. The dialogue which has gained too much attention among politicians and others on social media has now been recreated by the Indian team.
The video has garnered more than 2 lakhs views on social media since shared by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) official Twitter handle. BCCI captioned the video, “Looks like the "JOSH" in the squad is "HIGH SIR" 'HOWS THE JOSH' - @vickykaushal09 #TeamIndia”
As far as the match is concerned, India won it by 35 runs, with Ambati Rayudu and Yuzvendra Chahal playing an important role. Rayudu smashed an amazing 90 runs before getting out at Matt Henry’s ball, while Yuzvendra Chahal took 3 wickets from the 10 overs he bowled giving away just 41 runs.
India were looking really bad at first, when they gave away 4 wickets for just 18 runs on board, Ambati Rayudu (90) and Vijay Shankar (45) forged a 98 run stand before Shankar getting run-out by Neesham and Munro.
Hardik Pandya showed why he is considered a dangerous player when he smashed a match winning knock of 22 balls 45 runs. India won the five-match series by 4-1 and won a bilateral ODI series in New Zealand after 10 years.
India will now play a three-match T20I series against the Kiwis starting on February 6. The first match will be played at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.