Updated December 22nd, 2023 at 12:43 IST

'Bhai, every time you come, they play this song': KL Rahul-Maharaj's interaction caught on mic-WATCH

During the India vs South Africa match, KL Rahul had an amusing interaction with Keshav Maharaj as he entered on the pitch to take the strike.

Reported by: Pavitra Shome
KL Rahul and Keshav Maharaj in the IND vs SA third ODI match | Image: X (Screengrab)
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The Indian Cricket Team, led by KL Rahul, won the ODI series against SA in their all-format tour. After a draw in the T20I series, Team India went on with the vision to dominate in the ODI series. The team came off strong in the series-clinching game, and Rahul became the second Indian skipper after Virat Kohli to win an ODI series in South Africa. During the match, an amusing moment took place that had the fans talking.

Three things you need to know

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  • India won the ODI series over South Africa with a 2-1 lead
  • The IND vs SA T20I series ended in a draw
  • Both teams will now face against each other in a series of test matchesย 

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KL Rahul-Keshav Maharaj's interaction captured on Stump mic - WATCH

During the second innings of the final ODI match of the series, Keshav Maharaj arrived on the field to take the strike, with KL Rahul behind the wickets. As he took his position, the speakers at Boland Park were playing a prominent Hindi song, Ram Siya Ram. The left-arm spinner chuckled and responded to the ODI captain with a smile. Here is their conversation:

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Rahul: Keshav Bhai, every time you come, they play this song.ย 

Maharaj: Yes.

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Sanju Samson's heroic innings saves Team India, beat SA in 3rd match to win ODI series

Sanju Samson hit a fine century as India defeated South Africa by 78 runs in the third ODI to clinch the three-match series 2-1 here on Thursday. Sent into bat, India lost both the openers early before Samson hit his maiden ODI hundred. Tilak Varma and Rinku Singh also put up their contributions to take 296 for eight.

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The primary wicket takers were Arshdeep Singh, Washington Sundar, and Avesh Khan, who bowled out the hosts for 218 runs in 45.5 overs.

(With Inputs from PTI)

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Published December 22nd, 2023 at 09:55 IST