Earlier than the opening T20 Worldwide between India and Sri Lanka, India allrounder Hardik Pandya was caught on cameras seemingly buzzing the Lankan anthem when the 2 groups lined up for the nationwide anthems.
Pandya’s gesture gained widespread appreciation on social media as followers from each nations appreciated his effort.
In the meantime, Sri Lanka gained the toss and opted to bowl within the opening T20 Worldwide towards India, which handed debut caps to thriller spinner Varun Chakravarthy and dashing opener,, on Sunday.
For Sri Lanka, senior pacer Isuru Udana is again within the aspect with Chamika Karunaratne and Charith Asalanka making their T20 debuts.
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Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya is singing Sri Lankan nationwide anthem earlier than cricket match.
Love from Sri Lanka 🙏
🇱🇰 ❤ 🇮🇳
— Sri Lanka Tweet 🇱🇰 (@SriLankaTweet)
sings Srilankan Nationwide Anthem so effectively… 🧐😲👏👏👏
— Saprem (@Sapremlucky)
First time I’ve seen a participant singing the opponents anthem, good gesture by🦁🇱🇰 🇮🇳
— Udara Gunasinghe 🇱🇰 (@UdiUdz)
Sri Lanka anthem so interesting even Hardik Pandya is singing it! 🇱🇰🎶
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad)
Hardik Pandya making an attempt to lip sync to the Sri Lankan anthem is priceless.
— Ok Balakumar (@kbalakumar)
India:(captain), Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kushan, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson, Krunal Pandya, Buvneshwar umar, deepak Chahar, , Varun Chakravarthy
Sri Lanka: Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Ashen Bandara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera.