MI vs GT: WATCH - "Helmet Utaar Ke Kyun Aise Karne Lage?" Ishan Kishan Hilariously Pulls Nehal Wadhera's Leg After He Guides MI To Win Over RCB

Published - 10 May 2023, 07:24 PM

Nehal Wadhera and Ishan Kishan {PC: twitter}
Nehal Wadhera and Ishan Kishan {PC: twitter}

Mumbai Indians (MI) keeper batter Ishan Kishan hilariously pulled Nehal Wadhera’s leg after the latter guided team to a 6-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 54th game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the Wakhende Stadium in Mumbai. 

Nehal Wadhera played a superb inning in a high-pressure pressure game between MI and RCB. While chasing the target of 200 runs, the southpaw came to bat at No.4 and took full use of the opportunity and made sure that his side win. 

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After a blistering start by Ishan Kishan (42), Nehal Wadhera played some staggering shots and stitched 140 runs in partnership with Suryakumar Yadav (83), which almost sealed the game for MI. The left-hander supported the senior batter well and helped his side go to the third spot in the points table.

Nehal Wadhera remained unbeaten at the end and smashed 52 runs to win the game. He batted with a strike rate of 152.94 and smashed 4 fours and 3 sixes in his innings. Notably, this was his second half-century of the season. 

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After the game, Ishan Kishan interviewed Nehal Wadhera and the duo were engaged in a hilarious conversation, with the keeper batter pulling the youngsters’ leg. He hilariously asked him about his celebration. Speaking in the video posted on IPL’s Twitter handle, he said: 

“Ye last mein apne jb maara match easy ho gaya tha, sabko pata tha hum jeet rahe hain, aap helmet utaar ke kyun aise karne lage? (the last ball you hit, everyone knew we’re gonna win it, it was an easy course from there, then why did you gesture like that and took off your helmet?)” 

Replying to this, Nehal Wahera, “It happened in the moment, the crowd was cheering so loud for us that it just happened naturally,” he added.

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Here’s the video: 

MI vs GT: “The batters are taking risks and 200 plus scores are being chased” – Rohit Sharma

After MI’s win, Rohit Sharma addressed the win, he opened up about his side chasing 200 runs for the 3 time this season. He feels that batters are taking more risks and that’s why there are high-scoring games. He elaborated:  

“The last four games we have seen excess of 200 has been scored. Most of the teams are taking risks and it is coming off. The batters are taking risks and 200 plus scores are being chased. The mindset of the batters is to do something special for the team and it is coming off as well.” 

Mumbai Indians will be next seen in action when they will take on Gujarat Titans (GT) in their next game on Friday (12th May).

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