Video: Ankit Rajpoot pays tribute to Sidhu Moosewala with a unique celebration

Uttar Pradesh fast bowler Ankit Rajput did a Sidhu Moosewala celebration during the Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh match in the Ranji trophy 2022. In the first innings Rajput bowled a beautiful spell taking 2 wickets for just 15 runs in 8 overs. But what caught everyone’s attention was his after-wicket celebration which got viral.

Recently Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Mansa district of Punjab. This resulted in a wave of mourning among his fans in the country and around the world.

Uttar Pradesh fast bowler Ankit Rajput also showed his love towards the late singer and paid tribute by looking at the sky and hitting his thigh just like Sidhu Moosewala used to do in his live shows. Ankit Rajpoot did this celebration after taking the wicket of Karun Nair in the 19th over of Karnataka’s innings.

Coming to the match, Karnataka batted first scored a total of 253 runs, in response to which UP got bowled out at just 155. But in the second innings, the UP bowlers made it difficult for the Karnataka batters to stay at the crease. Due to this, the team was able to score only 114 runs. While chasing the target of 212 runs, Uttar Pradesh captain Karan Sharma scored an unbeaten 93 to give victory to the team.