“I support New Zealand” said Akshay Kumar exclusively on Star Sports Philips Hue Cricket Live ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 FINALE
Bollywood Superstar – Akshay Kumar featured exclusively on Star Sports Philips Hue Cricket Live for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 finals from the Lord’s Cricket stadium in London. Akshay Kumar spoke about his World Cup moments and discussed the final match between England and New Zealand with his take on both teams. Alongside former captain and legend Sourav Ganguly and Spin King Harbhajan Singh, Akshay Kumar reminisced his school days when he was selected in the team to field – not bat or bowl. Cricketer VVS Laxman player a cricket quiz with the Bollywood star creating a fun environment ahead the big FINALE of ICC CWC19 between England and New Zealand on Sunday
On Star Sports Philips Hue Cricket Live Akshay Kumar speaks on supporting the Blackcaps, and the time he played for New Zealand in reel-life, “Yes, I have played for England in reel-life, but it’s seen that people mostly go for underdogs, so I will go for New Zealand. I still remember, there was a match between New Zealand and Australia and all the Indians at the stadium were supporting New Zealand.
Recollecting his World Cup moment Akshay Kumar speaks on Star Sports Philips Hue Cricket Live, “I remember the six that M.S. Dhoni hit in the 2011 World Cup and that ball was caught by a friend of mine in the stands. My friend even showed me that ball and for me that was a very special World Cup moment.
Akshay Kumar reminisces the time when he was selected for his school cricket team, exclusively on Star Sports Philips Hue Cricket Live, “I have played cricket for my school and usually people select players for bowling and batting. I remember being taken into the team for my fielding skills. ‘This boy is for fielding, he will run around and stop boundaries’ – they said”
Speaking on Star Sports Philips Hue Cricket Live, Akshay Kumar spills the beans on his daughter loving cricket, “My son isn’t into cricket, but my daughter is – she is just six years old and loves cricket. My son hates cricket because I watch the sport a lot, but my daughter loves it when I watch, because then even she gets a chance to watch it.
If a movie was made on Rohit Sharma, what would the name be – Akshay Kumar suggests on Star Sports Philips Hue Cricket Live, “I think if a film is made on Rohit Sharma, it should be named ‘Ab Ki Baar do sau (200) ke paar’.
Speaking about Team India’s top bowler Jasprit Bumrah, Akshay Kumar says, “He has a different way of bowling and I remember when I first saw him bowling – I felt he was different. He doesn’t even do a long run-up and doesn’t seem like he will bowl with so much speed and strength, but his bowling is great and powerful. “