Currently, the South African cricket team is on the tour to India, where they drawn the three-match T20I series are playing three-match T20I and Test series. On Sunday, the T20I series concluded, and now a tough Test series is waiting for visitors against India who is currently the number one Test team.
After the final T20I, the South African cricketer Rassie van der Dussen revealed the secret of the funny celebration of his fellow teammate Tabraiz Shamsi after taking Shikhar Dhawan’s wicket. Proteas defeated India in a one-sided game by 9 wickets with more than 3 overs to spare in Bengaluru.
India had a forgettable start as they lost their top 3 batsmen at a score of 68, after which hosts never looked in a comfortable position in the match. In the 3rd T20I, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan was the top-scorer of team India with 36 runs before being dismissed by the chinaman. There was a battle going on the ground in the 3rd T20I between Shamsi and Dhawan.
In the 5th over of the match, the southpaw was batting comfortably took the aerial route and went for two consecutive sixes against the bowler in his first over, but in the 2nd over of his quota, he took the revenge by dismissing the batsman, who was caught by Temba Bavuma. After taking the wicket, Shamsi celebrated in a unique way, in which he was found removing his boot and pretending to make a phone call with it.
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After the match during the press conference, the South African batsman Rassie van der Dussen explained Shamsi’s celebration. He said, “Yeah Shamsi always phones to Immy (Imran Tahir). Immy is obviously one of his heroes, and they work together a lot. So it was a nice moment for Shamsi to take a big wicket of Dhawan for us like Immy for us.”
South Africa will next play a three-match Test series against India and the 1st Test is going to kick off from 2nd October in Vishakapatnam.