'Killa ukhaad ke chilla udaaye…': IPL 2023's Bhojpuri commentary an instant hit | Cricket - Hindustan Times

'Killa ukhaad ke chilla udhaaye diye': IPL 2023's Bhojpuri commentary wins rave reviews, fans go wild on Twitter

Apr 01, 2023 01:31 PM IST

IPL 2023's Bhojpuri commentary was an instant hit among fans, who went into a state meltdown in social media.

IPL 2023 finally began on Friday, amid much fanfare and enthusiasm. The opening ceremony took place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, with Mandira Bedi donning the anchor role. Meanwhile, there were also performances from Arijit Singh, Tamanna Bhatia and Rashmika Madanna. The grand event ended with MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya arriving to the stage in a chariot, and then posing with the performers, Jay Shah and Arun Dhumal for the IPL trophy.

IPL 2023: MS Dhoni in action.(PTI)
IPL 2023: MS Dhoni in action.(PTI)

The season kicked off after the opening ceremony, with defending champions Gujarat Titans taking on Chennai Super Kings. Hardik's side eventually won the season opener by five wickets in an exciting chase. The match saw many top performances with fans getting entertained. But the biggest hit in the season opener was the Bhojpuri commentary, which received rave reviews from fans on social media.

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The ongoing Indian Premier League season can be streamed in 12 languages - English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Oriya, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. Reacting to the Bhojpuri commentary on Twitter, fans went wild with their imagination. Here are some of the reactions:

In the season opener, GT had to chase a target of 179 runs, and reached 182/5 in 19.2 overs, courtesy of a knock of 63 runs off 36 balls by Shubman Gill. Meanwhile, Rajvardhan Hangargekar took three wickets for CSK. Initially, CSK posted 178/7 in 20 overs, with Ruturaj Gaikwad smacking 92 runs off 50 balls. Rashid Khan was in top form and bagged two wickets, even Mohammed Shami and Alzarri Joseph scalped two dismissals each for GT.

GT will be aiming to build on their form and seal another win against Delhi Capitals in their next fixture. Meanwhile, CSK will hope to bounce back and face Lucknow Super Giants in their next match.

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