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Indian Cricketers Completes The Trending ‘Squid Game’ Challenge
By CricShots - Oct 21, 2021 12:24 pm
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On Wednesday, the Indian cricketers were seen taking on the ‘dalgona candy’ challenge Wednesday (October 20). The ICC shared the promotional video wherein the cricketers were seen indulging in the popular Korean series ‘Squid Game’. The game is quite challenging and hard and requires players to draw a tiny shape in the candy without breaking or distributing it. In teh original game, the players who fail to do it within the required time frame, or break the tiny candy are killed.

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Rohit Sharma aced the squid game challenge

During the past few days, the game has managed to fascinate a lot of people around the world. The video of the squid game has gone viral with a lot of people posting it on social media platforms and the Indian cricketers aren’t an exception. Captioning the video of the same, ICC wrote: “India put to the test in nerve-wracking game. Indian Cricket Team stars are put to the test with a game made famous by one of the world’s most talked-about shows.”

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In the video shared by ICC, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, and Varun Chakravarthy took the challenge. Shami and Rohit patiently carved a tiny shape without breaking. Meanwhile, the other cricketers tried to not break it but eventfully failed in their attempts.


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Speaking about India’s preparations for the T20 World Cup, the team has gained momentum and confidence as it managed to beat England and Australia in two warm-up games. In both the game, the Indian top-order batsmen fired and made the target comparatively easy to chase down. In the first game against England, chasing a steep target of 189, openers Ishan Kishan and KL Rahul scored 70 and 51 respectively to give India a seven-wicket victory.

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In the second encounter against Australia, skipper. Rohit Sharma warmed up nicely and scored brisk 60 runs. SThe biggest positive though for India would be all-rounder Hardik Pandya finishing things off in style as he amassed 14 runs and finished the run-chase with 13 balls to spare. India begins their T20 World Cup campaign on Sunday (October 24) against Pakistan at the Dubai International Stadium.