India vs Australia 2018: Former India captain MS Dhoni and all-rounder Hardik Pandya came together for a new ad where their chemistry is bound to leave fans in splits. Both the cricketers have turned villagers in the ad and avatar they have never been seen before in. they speak in a rural accent which should certainly connect with the audiences. The mannerisms are too adorable and it should ace hearts all across the country. Hardik Pandya posted the video on Instagram and captioned it as, “Gajab”, which means great.
In the video, Dhoni says that he is a Pandya fan while the latter praises Dhoni’s shot. Hardik plays ‘Bittu’ in the ad who cannot watch cricket on the television as he has to pay for watching cricket.
Meanwhile, while Hardik Pandya is in the Test squad in Australia for the third and fourth Test. MS Dhoni is slated to join the ODI squad once the Tests are over.
Both would be expected to play pivotal roles as they are making comebacks to the Indian squad. Pandya was picked in the squad for the third Test but could not make the cut in the XI. He would be hoping he gets his opportunity in Sydney where the final Test will be played.
Earlier today, India beat Australia by 137 runs to win the Boxing Day Test for the first time ever. The win made sure India took an unassailable 2-1 lead in the series and retained the coveted Border-Gavaskar trophy for the first time on Australian soil.
Jasprit Bumrah was awarded the Man of the Match for his nine-wicket haul in the Test which helped India thrash Australia.