West Indies paceman Sheldon Cottrell has handed of batsmen their marching orders at the Cricket World Cup and seen his unique celebration win an army of followers online.
A serving member of the Jamaica Defense Force, Cottrell’s march and salute has been his trademark since blasting onto the international scene in 2013 and the distinct send-off has caught the imagination of fans at the World Cup.
The left-arm quick returned figures of 4-56 in his team’s five-run loss to New Zealand on Saturday to take his tally for the tournament to nine.
“It’s a military-style salute. I’m a soldier by profession. Me saluting is just to show my respect to the Jamaica Defence Force,” Cottrell told.
“I do it every time I get a wicket. I practised it for six months when I was training in the army,” he said.
Among the many videos of the Cottrell imitation on Twitter, a clasp of a young man and young girl replicating the bowler’s salute in a British street has gone viral.
The individual who shot the video of the youthful fans asked the paceman where he could purchase a West Indies jersey with his name at the back.
Cottrell reacted by welcoming the youths toward the West Indies’ next match against India on Thursday, however is worried about them missing school for the conflict at Old Trafford.
“I’m looking into it for you,” Cottrell replied on Twitter.
Be that as it may, not every person is a fanatic of Cottrell’s flamboyance, with England mentor Trevor Bayliss disclosing to ESPNCricinfo it pesters more established cricket-watchers.
West Indies players have dependably been synonymous with inventive celebratory styles.
The Darren Sammy-drove side celebrated their World Twenty20 title win with a trademark “Champion Dance” in 2016 similarly as the ‘Gangnam-Style’ move was utilized during their first T20 triumph in 2012.
Here’s everything you have to think about when and where to watch India vs West Indies match:
When will India vs West Indies match take place?
India vs West Indies match will occur on 27 June, 2019.
Where will the match be played?
India vs West Indies match will happen at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
What time does the match start?
India vs West Indies match will start at 3.00 pm IST with the toss to occur at 2.30 pm IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast the match?
The India vs West Indies match will be telecast on Star Sports Network in both standard just as HD formats.
How would I watch the match online?
The India vs West Indies match will be live streamed on Hotstar.com. You can likewise catch live updates
Full Team Squads:
India Team Players:Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan(injured), Virat Kohli(c), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Lokesh Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal.
West Indies Team Players: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran(w), Ashley Nurse, Andre Russell, Jason Holder(c), Carlos Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel, Sheldon Cottrell.