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 received the toss and opted to bowl within the opening T20 Worldwide in opposition to India, which handed debut caps to thriller spinner Varun Chakravarthy and dashing opener, Prithvi Shaw, on Sunday.
For Sri Lanka, senior pacer Isuru Udana is again within the facet with Chamika Karunaratne and Charith Asalanka making their T20 debuts.
Love Cricket ❤
Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya is singing Sri Lankan nationwide anthem earlier than #SLvIND cricket match.
Love from Sri Lanka @hardikpandya7 🙏
🇱🇰 ❤ 🇮🇳#LKA #Cricket #SriLanka #India pic.twitter.com/YalsBqLR7p
— Sri Lanka Tweet 🇱🇰 (@SriLankaTweet) July 25, 2021
— Saprem (@Sapremlucky) July 25, 2021
— Udara Gunasinghe 🇱🇰 (@UdiUdz) July 25, 2021
Sri Lanka anthem so interesting even Hardik Pandya is singing it! 🇱🇰🎶
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) July 25, 2021
Hardik Pandya making an attempt to lip sync to the Sri Lankan anthem is priceless.
— Okay Balakumar (@kbalakumar) July 25, 2021
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.