Watch: Hardik Pandya celebrates David Miller’s wicket in animated manner after being constantly attacked by GT fans

Hardik Pandya celebration after David Millers wicket

While Hardik Pandya He shared the dressing room with David Miller in the last two seasons of the IPL, that did not stop him from celebrating the South African star’s dismissal in the ongoing match between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Both teams opened their IPL 2024 campaign with the game underway. The game is also Hardik Pandya’s first IPL game since he left the Gujarat Titans to return to the Mumbai Indians. The Indian all-rounder did not receive the best reception at his old IPL stadium, as the The crowd booed him continuously during the draw..

The fans also attacked him with chants of ‘Rohit, Rohit’. Later during the match, fans were heard shouting “Hardik, Hardik” when a The dog entered the playing field and ran across the field.. The Mumbai Indians captain, however, did not let the fans’ hostility get to him and he looked lively on the field as he led the Mumbai-based team for the first time.

He celebrated the dismissal of David Miller in similar fashion after the Titans star was deceived by a brilliant slower delivery from Jasprit Bumrah in the 17th over. Miller’s wicket was crucial for Mumbai Indians at that stage of the game and Bumrah provided the breakthrough.

Miller ended up missing Bumrah’s slower delivery straight to Hardik Pandya towards mid-on. As soon as Pandya held the catch, he started celebrating it animatedly. The celebration could also have been his response to the fans’ constant booing.

Watch Hardik Pandya celebrate David Miller’s dismissal:

Talking about the game, the Titans finished their innings on 168 for 6 after being asked to bat first. Sai Sudharsan top-scored for the home team, scoring 45 off 39 balls, while captain Shubman Gill scored 31. No other Titans batsman could touch the 30-run mark. For Mumbai, Bumrah starred in the ball.

The right-arm pacer, who missed the entire IPL season last year, picked up three wickets and conceded just 14 runs in his four overs.