Watch: Amitabh Bachchan takes up Ravi Shastri’s ‘tracer bullet’ challenge
Published - Nov 24, 2016 9:28 am | Updated - Nov 24, 2016 9:28 am
The ‘Tracer Bullet Challenge’, thrown by former Team India Director and currently a commentator for the ongoing India – England Test series, Ravi Shastri is gaining immense popularity on social media. Current Indian Test captain Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya and spin ace Ravichandran Ashwin to take up the challenge as the trio delivered the famous phrase of Ravi Shastri in their own unique style.
Ravi Shastri, former team director and now a part of the commentary panel for the ongoing Test series between India and England challenged his fellow commentators to deliver “like a tracer bullet” as well as he does. While some were good, Shastri wasn’t impressed with most of them.
Kohli was very quick to mention that it was impossible to match the quality of Ravi Shastri in this aspect but he would still give a shot. Ravichandran Ashwin and Hardik also made an attempt in mimicking Shastri’s style.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who himself is an avid cricket follower, has now taken the challenge, where the person is required to imitate Shastri’s famous commentary catchphrase in his inimitable style. Amitabh, whose epic voice is loved by one and all, has stumped his fans and followers in the video shared by BCCI’s official Twitter handle.
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 24, 2016
Before Amitabh and the Cricketers, Shastri’s colleagues from the commentary box namely, Sunil Gavaskar, Sanjay Manjrekar, Aakash Chopra, Kapil Dev, Deep Dasgupta, Sir Ian Botham, Nasser Hussain and Mike Atherton also took the challenge. Also, the ‘Tracer Bullet Challenge’ has now entered the Bollywood officially, and more actors may be seen taking it up in the coming days.