Fielders habitually revel after making a catch, but Rohit Sharma had a hilarious moment celebrating a bumper catch. Manish Pandey mistimed his cover drive, which came off the toe end of the bat and landed at covers to Rohit Sharma, who charmed the crowd by celebrating the once-bounce catch.
Mumbai Indians had a poor start against Lucknow Super Giants after losing all of their past matches with them. MI won the toss, so they asked the other team to bat first. LSG got off to a great start, as they were 57/1 at the end of the power play. However, Rohit Sharma entertained the audience with a comical scene.
Full and wide delivery from Murugan Ashwin was delivered on the final ball of the innings’ seventh over. He attempted to play a cover drive while Manish Pandey was on the strike. The batter, however, missed the shot, and the ball bounced off the bat’s toe end. Rohit Sharma was fielding at the covers when he seized the,me ball on its first bounce.
Rohit began celebrating the catch in the same way he would a wicket in a comical manner. The crowd reacted to the celebration by clapping and cheering him on.
Rohit has been criticized earlier by the fans for his fitness, but the star Indian cricketer has time and again shut his critics by doing excellent fielding. Rohit however has been a little shoddy in his batting which has harmed his team’s progress. Coming back to the fielding aspect, this season of the IPL has already witnessed some amazing fielding performances by the youngsters as well as the established players.
MI is all set to play Lucknow Super Giants on Saturday, fans can expect a big scoring match because of three short sides in the ground. It would be a good time for MI to join the winning track.