Mumbai Indians‘ star batsman, Suryakumar Yadavshowcased his playful side by pulling off an uproarious prank on his teammate Tilak Varma ahead of the crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 match against the defending champions, Gujarat Titans, at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
Suryakumar pranks Tilak Varma
Known for his ability to outfox the best of bowlers on the cricket field, Yadav turned his attention to Tilak Varma, surprising him with a classic lemon prank that has become popular on social media platforms.
During a flight journey, Varma was enjoying a peaceful nap with his mouth slightly ajar when Yadav seized the opportunity to play a prank. The mischievous batter slyly squeezed a lemon into the 20-year-old’s unsuspecting mouth, capturing the hilarious moment on video.
The Mumbai Indians’ official Instagram handle shared the video, captioning it with a playful message that translates to “Chain se sona hai toh jaag jao (If you want to sleep peacefully, then wake up.)” The footage depicts Yadav’s mischievous act, leaving Varma momentarily bewildered as he quickly tries to comprehend what just happened. The entire team, including Yadav, bursts into laughter, thoroughly enjoying the prank.
A lighthearted moment ahead of a crucial match
As the Mumbai Indians gear up for the IPL Qualifier 2 against the Gujarat Titansthe team’s unity and shared sense of humor, exemplified by Yadav’s prank, are likely to contribute positively to their on-field performance. While fans eagerly anticipate the outcome of the match, they can relish this entertaining off-field episode that showcases the lighter side of cricketing camaraderie.
Suryakumar Yadav, renowned for his on-field exploits, demonstrated his off-field prankster persona, bringing joy and laughter to his teammates. The amusing incident serves as a reminder that even amidst the intensity of high-stakes cricket matches, moments of levity and camaraderie play an integral role in fostering team spirit.