India vs West Indies: In funny moment, Mohammed Shami imitates Sheldon Cottrell’s salute celebration

first_imgIndia vs West Indies: In funny moment, Mohammed Shami imitates Sheldon Cottrell’s salute celebrationWorld Cup 2019: Mohammed Shami on Thursday celebrated Sheldon Cottrell’s wicket by imitating the West Indies pacer’s famous salute celebration. No data available! commentary view more view less graphs India Today Web Desk ManchesterJune 27, 2019UPDATED: June 27, 2019 22:48 IST Mohammed Shami picked 4 wickets as India crushed West Indies by 125 runs in Manchester. (Twitter/@cricketworldcup)HIGHLIGHTSMohammed Shami imitated Sheldon Cottrell’s famous salute celebration during India vs West Indies World Cup gameIndia defeated West Indies by 125 runs in Manchester on ThursdayIndia have maintained an unbeaten run at World Cup 2019Mohammed Shami imitated Sheldon Cottrell’s trademark salute after the West Indies pacer fell to Yuzvendra Chahal during India’s emphatic victory at Old Trafford on Thursday.It was all in good fun of course and even Cottrell smiled at Shami’s imitation act.Sheldon Cottrell’s salute celebration after taking a wicket has gone viral during the World Cup. However, the West Indies were knocked out of the semi-finals race after losing to India. With 3 points from 7 matches, West Indies only have pride to play for.Mohammed Shami had replaced Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the game against Afghanistan. On Saturday, he became the 2nd Indian bowler to take a World Cup hat-trick as he stopped Afghanistan from registering a shock win.On Thursday, Shami was on fire again as he finished with 4 for 16 to rock West Indies and knock them out of the semi-finals race. In a funny moment, after Chahal snapped up Cottrell, Shami imitated the West Indian pacer.Never ever ever in your life mess with Indians #INDvsWI #Shami le liya pic.twitter.com/FhuFcuIZw8sanghamitra (@sanghamitra_4) June 27, 2019Sheldon Cottrell had earlier explained to BBC that he was a soldier by profession and saluted after every wicket to show his respect to the Jamaica Defence Force.”It’s a military-style salute. I’m a soldier by profession. Me saluting is just to show my respect to the Jamaica Defence Force,” he had said.”I do it every time I get a wicket. I practised it for six months when I was training in the army.”advertisementIndia crushed West Indies by 125 runs at Old Trafford on Thursday to inch one step closer to the semi-finals of the 2019 Cricket World Cup.India now have 11 points while West Indies with 3 points from 7 matches are out of the semi-finals race.Also Read | World Cup 2019: Yawning is normal, did not commit a crime, says Sarfaraz AhmedAlso Read | Virat Kohli breaks Tendulkar and Lara record, fastest to 20,000 international runsAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow World Cup 2019 Next scorecard advertisementlast_img

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