SL vs IND: WATCH – Shikhar Dhawan’s ‘thigh five’ celebration after winning the toss leave fans in splits

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SL vs IND: WATCH – Shikhar Dhawan’s ‘thigh five’ celebration after winning the toss leave fans in splits
Shikhar Dhawan does 'Thigh Five' celebration at the toss in 3rd ODI (Screengrab: @DDSportschannel)
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Shikar Dhawan surely knows how to tickle the funny bones of cricket fans. Whenever he is on the field, the Delhi-lad never missed any chance to entertain the admirers of the fascinating game. His renowned ‘Thigh Five’ celebration after taking a catch is extremely popular amongst fans.

The left-handed batter took it to the next level when he broke into his customary Kabaddi-like pat on the thighs during the toss of the ongoing third and final One-Day International (ODI) against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

After winning the toss, Dhawan performed his traditional celebration and instantly left everyone in splits, including broadcaster HD Ackerman, who was covering the toss segment and commentators Sanjay Manjrekar along with Ajit Agarkar in the Sony Sports studio.

“He’s been waiting since the first game but finally got this opportunity today,” said Agarkar.

Here is the video:

Here is how fans reacted:

During the toss, Dhawan revealed that India is entering this match with six changes, including five debutants.

“We’ll bat first. We want to put up a good total on the board. We have got six changes and five debutants. Navdeep comes in among the debutants. We are motivated, and we want to finish on a high. With the youngsters coming in, we are really excited and looking forward,” said Dhawan.

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