‘Sir Don Shanaka’ – Twitter floods with memes as Sri Lankan skipper made India wait for the win till the last ball
The Indian team under the captaincy of regular skipper Rohit Sharma took on Sri Lanka in the first of the three-match ODI series. Both teams played this match at the Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati. The visitors won the toss and asked Rohit Sharma’s men to bat first. Riding on the brilliant opening partnership of 143 runs between Rohit and Shubman Gill followed by former skipper Virat Kohli’s brilliant century, India posted a massive total of 373 runs for the loss of seven wickets in the allotted 20 overs.
While chasing the target, the Sri Lankan side was struggling after losing eight wickets on the score of 206 runs. It was the moment when Islanders’ skipper Dasun Shanaka showed his intent and played an unbeaten knock of 108 runs, although this knock ended on the wrong side of the match.
Following the delayed win of India and Shanaka’s brilliant efforts, the Twitterati came up with some witty and hilarious memes over the social media platform.
So without further ado, here we’ll have a look at the top 10 funny memes from the series opener between India and Sri Lanka.
Here’s a look at the top 10 funny memes:
Is it seriously about the nationality? Or something else?🤔
Because this guy
Dasun Shanaka is a serious talent.
Well played @dasunshanaka1 #INDvsSL pic.twitter.com/bYgRsyNV24
— Anindita Banerjee (@AninditaB_AB) January 10, 2023
Indian fans #RohitSharma #SLvIND #INDvsSL pic.twitter.com/mvhXDds2w6
— Abhishek Kumar (@iamabhishekk005) January 10, 2023
What other teams see in #DasunShanaka
What Indian team see in #DasunShanaka#INDvsSL #Guwahati pic.twitter.com/7uGXqgVut1
— MrA_tweets🇮🇳 (@Nagrik_e_Bharat) January 10, 2023
Dasun Shanaka appreciated Rohit Sharma’s gesture for withdrawing the appeal for run out at non striker’s end. #INDvsSL #RohitSharma pic.twitter.com/K4weCSMQeW
— Kushagra (@4kushagra5) January 10, 2023
Not to troll but 😂 #INDvsSL pic.twitter.com/Fi0j4KHJ4k
— Sankar Sandeep (@Sandeepsankar52) January 10, 2023
NICE GESTURE BY @ImRo45 WITHDRAWING THE MANKAD APPEAL TO LET @dasunshanaka1 COMPLETE HIS 100. HATS OFF TO YOU MAN..#RohitSharma #INDvsSL #ViratKohli #Cricket pic.twitter.com/1hvvHFtfyx
— ابن افلاح عويسى (@owais_aflah) January 10, 2023
Great gesture by Rohit sharma🤝#INDvsSL #RohitSharma #DasunShanaka #ViratKohli𓃵 #RohitSharma𓃵 pic.twitter.com/14UH99uhiX
— Ravi pant (@ravipant_07) January 10, 2023
Virat Kohli talking about his 73rd international Hundreds.#ViratKohli#INDvsSL
— Mana Kuralle (@manakuralle) January 10, 2023
Poki after India’s win…. Flat track, 152/0, 170/0, if ind didn’t come Pakistan otherwise we will boycott WC, plz give us some loan and Roti……. #INDvsSL #ViratKohli #GOAT𓃵 pic.twitter.com/ZNVh7tBgqa
— AS : ) (@MacMShine) January 10, 2023
AGREED OR NOT ?#INDvsSL #ViratKohli #DasunShanaka pic.twitter.com/bcA5zfQicN
— Cricketmaniacofficial (@cricketmaniac01) January 10, 2023
Now, both teams will lock horns in the second of the three-match ODI series at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday, the 12th of January. Rohit Sharma-led Indian team has taken a lead of 1-0 in the three-match series against the visitors.
Speaking of the brilliant knock from Virat Kohli, the 34-year-old amassed 113 runs off 87 balls with nine boundaries and three sixes on his credit. Notably, it was also the 45th ODI century for the veteran Delhi batter who has equaled former legendary Indian batter Sachin Tendulkar in terms of scoring the most hundreds (20) in ODIs while playing at home.
Now, Virat is only four centuries behind Sachin Tendulkar’s world record of 49 ODI centuries in international cricket.
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