Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay do the dab to celebrate a wicket

Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay do the dab to celebrate a wicket

Earlier, during the Sri Lanka away series in August, KL Rahul had performed the dab to celebrate Upul Tharanga's wicket in the second Test match at Colombo.

Vijay & Pujara Dab
Murali Vijay & Cheteshwar Pujara perform a Dab. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The Indian team established their dominion with a comprehensive win at Nagpur in the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka. With an innings and 239-run win, the hosts took a 1-0 lead and will aim to win the upcoming third Test at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla stadium to secure the series.

Apart from Virat Kohli’s 5th double century and Ravi Ashwin’s fastest 300 wickets, the match witnessed more such celebratory moments. The home team was spectacular with the willow. The trio of opener Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Rohit Sharma batted so well that the Lankan bowlers were left clueless on the field.

Vijay and Pujara added 209 runs for the 2nd wicket. This was 9th 100+ runs partnership between both the batsmen. The duo also seemed to be enjoying their time on the field, dominating the Lankans. After Vijay took a good catch fielding at bat pad Pujara and Vijay did a dab to celebrate the success.

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From batting partnerships to the dab game – @cheteshwar_pujara and @mvj8 at it #INDvSL

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Earlier, during the Sri Lanka away series in August, KL Rahul had performed the dab to celebrate Upul Tharanga’s wicket in the second Test match at Colombo. And since then, it has become one of the signature moves of the Indian team to celebrate during Test matches.

Match Details

The Indian Cricket Team extended their ruthless domination in the longest format of the game with a massive win by an innings and 239 runs against Sri Lanka in the second Test match at Vidarbha Cricket Stadium in Nagpur. Skipper Kohli notched up his fifth double ton equalling the record set by legend Brian Lara and was then ably complemented by centuries by Cheteshwar Pujara, Murali Vijay and finally Rohit Sharma. With such stunning performances with the bat, India amassed a colossal total of 610/6 before declaring their innings.