After Team India’s thumping victory, where all the players including Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli were immersed in celebration, former coach Ravi Shastri was seen taking a stand on the mic. Virat Kohli offered champagne on seeing Ravi Shastri, who was seen doing commentary in the series, but the former coach refused. After this, the hero of victory against England, Rishabh Pant met Shastri and forcibly gifted his champagne bottle.
Rishabh Pant’s special gesture for Ravi Shastri:
When Shastri took the Champagne bottle from the hands of the man of the match Rishabh Pant, the enthusiasm of the audience was being seen. Ravi Shastri also accepted the greetings of the audience by raising the bottle in the style of cheers. The video of this moment is going viral. Let us tell you that the Indian team won the ODI series by defeating hosts England by 5 wickets at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester.
All-rounder Hardik Padya (4/24) and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (3/60) helped India bundle out England for 259 in 45.5 overs. Pandya (4/24) and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (3/60) bowled brilliantly. Captain Jos Buttler played an important innings for England. Apart from Buttler, Jason Roy (41), Moeen Ali (34), and Craig Overton (32) made major contributions with the bat for the hosts.
Chasing a challenging total, India were in deep trouble at 72-4 in 16.2 overs after losing the wickets of Shikhar Dhawan (1), Rohit Sharma (17), Virat Kohli (17), Suryakumar Yadav (16). But Hardik and Pant batted sensibly and shared a match winning partnership of 133 runs. Pandya was dismissed in the 36th over of the innings when India needed 55 runs. However, Pant turned even more aggressive and completed his maiden ODI century. He remained unbeaten and combined with Ravindra Jadeja (15 not out) to guide India to a five-wicket win in 42.1 overs.