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Ishan Kishan Takes A Dig At Tom Latham With His Cheeky Antics
By CricShots - Jan 18, 2023 8:42 pm
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Team India is locking horns with New Zealand in the opening game of the three-match series at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The game saw a controversial dismissal as Hardik Pandya was bowled while in the replays it was visible that Tom Latham dislodged the bails with gloves. Ishan Kishan came up with a hilarious response to the incident in the second innings as he flicked the bails off with his glove while Latham was at the crease.

Ishan Kishan
Ishan Kishan took a cheeky dig at Tom Latham

India started off well in their defense of a huge total of 350 as the visitors were reeling at 89/4 early on in the innings. Earlier in the match, Shubhman Gillโ€™s double century had played a crucial role in the teamโ€™s impressive total. However, the innings also saw one of the most controversial dismissals in recent times involving Hardik Pandya and Tom Latham.

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Hardik was adjudged bowled by the TV umpire despite Latham dislodging the bails with his gloves and Ishan Kishan came up with a cheeky response to the incident in the second innings.

Kuldeep Yadav bowled the 16th over of the innings and Tom Latham was on strike for the fourth ball. He steadily defended the delivery bowled by the spinner but the bails were dislodged and the Indian team appealed for his wicket.

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The TV umpire checked upstairs only to find out Ishan Kishan made a desperate attempt of taking off the bails from their grooves with his gloves. The wicket-keeper was seen sporting a cunning smile on his face after being caught red-handed, well aware he was providing the batter a taste of his own medicine.

Here is the video of the antics of Ishan Kishan:

Twitterati also took note of the incident and praised Kishan for his befitting reply.