During a captivating moment in the Big Bash League (BBL) 2023 showdown between Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Renegades, ex-Australian fast bowler Brett Lee showcased his fluent Hindi during a conversation with Indian-origin player Nikhil Chaudhary, who was actively participating in the match BBL of Australia. Lee seamlessly integrated Hindi into the commentary, surprising Chaudhary, the Punjab-based player representing Hobart. Chaudhary couldn’t help but express admiration for Lee’s linguistic skills.
Brett Lee greeted in Hindi while on air, exchanging friendly remarks:
“Nikhil, Brett Lee here. Aap kaise ho? Aap se milke khushi hui.
In an extraordinary achievement, Nikhil Chaudhary, a cricketer born in India, has made a significant impact in the 13th edition of the current BBL. Originating from Punjab, the 27-year-old player has participated in four matches for the Hurricanes this season, demonstrating his prowess in both batting and bowling. Notably, he has accumulated 72 runs at an impressive strike rate of 153.19, showcasing his skill. Additionally, Chaudhary has displayed his bowling capabilities by taking two wickets in the ongoing match against the Renegades.
Enhancing the charm of the game, ex-Australian fast bowler Brett Lee participated in a Hindi dialogue with Chaudhary during the commentary. This distinctive exchange underscored Lee’s profound bond with India, a sentiment he has consistently conveyed over the years. His connection extends beyond cricket, as evidenced by his foray into Bollywood with the film “UnIndian” and his collaboration with Asha Bhosle on the track “You’re the one for me.”
"Your Hindi is too good, mate!"
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