Earlier in the later half of the IPL, this young Afghan was seen to have made headlines for engaging in a banter with Virat Kohli.He again became the talking point on social media with his celebrations after dismissing the Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma. As Rohit perished for 15 runs in the fourth over by handing the catch to Ayush Badoni, Naveen pulled off a KL Rahul-esque celebration.
He did well enough to dismiss MI skipper Rohit (11 off 10 balls), batting mainstay Suryakumar Yadav (33 off 20 balls), last match’s hero Cameron Green (41 off 23 balls) and the ever dangerous Tilak Verma (26 off 22 balls).
Naveen getting Surya and Green in one over could well prove to be decisive as MI were at least 15 short of par-score. MI also needed to replace Surya with Impact Player Nehal Wadhera, whose 23 off 12 balls took them past 180-run mark.
However, as Mumbai Indians won the match, netizens on social media made Naveen-ul-Haq, the subject of their trolls. Reacting on Twitter, a fan pointed out how the Chepauk crowd started chanting Virat Kohli's name on seeing Naveen celebrating like KL. Meanwhile, a section of fans also dragged Gautam Gambhir into the mix and also trolled the LSG mentor for his on-field scuffle with Kohli earlier in the.
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