Former Indian cricketerhas been known as out on social media for saying he embraces the tradition in Chennai as he’s “additionally Brahmin”. Raina, who’s from Uttar Pradesh, made the remark when he was invited to hitch the commentary through the opening sport of the fifth season of Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL).
The primary match of the TNPL season was performed between Lyca Kovai Kings and Salem Spartans on Monday. Through the match, a commentator requested Raina, who’s a part of the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) squad within the Indian Premier League (IPL), how he has embraced the south Indian tradition, given he has been seen sporting a veshti, dancing and whistling — CSK’s catch phrase is “whistle podu” (blow the whistle).
In reply, Raina is heard saying, “I believe, I’m additionally Brahmin. I’ve been taking part in since 2004 in Chennai, I like the tradition… I like my teammates. I’ve performed with Anirudha Srikanth, Badri (Subramaniam Badrinath), Bala Bhai (L Balaji)… I believe you could be taught one thing good from there. We’ve got administration, we’ve got the license to discover ourselves. I like the tradition there, and I’m fortunate to be a part of CSK. Hopefully, we’ll play extra matches there.”
Didsimply say ‘Am additionally a Brahmin’ on nationwide telivision..😂😂
Chennai tradition… hmmm
— The Illusionist (@JamesKL95)
What the hecksir.. you shouldn’t use that phrase …..
— udayyyyyy 👨🏻💻👨🏻💼👨🏻🍳🏋️ (@uday0035)
— Shri (@shrishrishrii)
you ought to be ashamed your self.
It appears that you’ve got by no means skilled actual Chennai tradition although you may have been taking part in a few years for Chennai workforce.
— Suresh (@suresh010690)
— Krithika (@krithika0808)
The 34-year-old introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket in August 2020.
Raina stated he seems to be ahead to taking part in with CSK within the remaining IPL season within the United Arab Emirates, which is scheduled to start out on September 19.