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Yuzvendra Chahal revealed Mohammed Shami's hilarious nickname on Chahal TV

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 30 January 2019, 12:36 IST

After Kuldeep Yadav, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, it was Mohammed Shami’s turn to debut on Chahal TV. Mohammed Shami was given the Man of the match award for his three-wicket haul in the third ODI against New Zealand.

Chahal asked questions like the atmosphere in the dressing room and his relationship with fellow pacer Bhuveneshwar Kumar. During the interview Chahal referred to Mohammed Shami as ‘Lalaji’. Here’s the video of Chahal and Shami after India’s 7 wicket win over New Zealand.


As far as 2019 series was concerned, India have clinched the five-match ODI series by 3-0 as they won the third match by 7 wickets. Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had a good start with the bat with Dhawan making 27 balls 28 runs before giving a catch on the slips off Trent Boult’s ball.

Rohit Sharma and Indian captain Virat Kohli went on to make a hundred run partnership before both of them fell one by one in the gap of 16 runs. Sharma made 77 balls 62 runs while skipper Kohli made 74 balls 60 runs.

Dinesh Karthik and Ambati Rayudu came in and took India to the finishing lines. Both of them played important knocks for India as Karthik made 38 balls 38 runs and Rayudu made 42 balls 40 runs. For New Zealand Trent Boult was the highest wicket taker as he took 2 wickets from the 10 overs he bowled giving away just 40 runs.

New Zealand were bundled out for 243 in 49 overs and put up a target of 244 for India. Ross Taylor was the highest scorer for the White Ferns as he hit 106 balls 93 runs including 9 boundaries. Tom Latham too scored an half-century for his team as he hit 64 balls 51 runs. The next match will be played on January 31 at Seddon Park, Hamilton.

First published: 30 January 2019, 12:36 IST