A video is being shared on social media where the Zimbabwean national cricket team players are seen dancing to a Hindi song- ‘Bharat ka baccha baccha, Jai Shree Ram bolega.’ Let’s fact-check this video through this article.
Claim: Zimbabwean national cricket team players dancing to Bharat ka baccha baccha, Jai Shree Ram bolega.’
Fact: The original video was shot after Zimbabwe’s victory against Pakistan in the ongoing T20 World Cup. In the original clip, the players of the Zimbabwean cricket team celebrated their win by singing and dancing in the stadium. The viral video was created by replacing the original video’s audio with the ‘Bharat ka baccha baccha, Jai Shree Ram bolega’ song. Hence, the claim made in the post is FALSE.
Zimbabwe won a match against Pakistan in the ongoing T20 Cricket World Cup. The team members celebrated their victory by singing and dancing in the cricket ground after the match. A video of this celebration was tweeted by @ZimCricketv, the official Twitter handle of the Zimbabwean cricket team. The post’s description reads ‘Celebrating yet another terrific performance! 🇿🇼’
The viral video contains a portion of this video, from 0:42 till 0:56. Factly noticed the audio of the original clip in which the players can be heard singing, cheering and clapping was replaced by the song ‘Bharat ka baccha baccha, Jai Shree Ram bolega.’
To sum up, Zimbabwean cricket team players did not dance to Jai Shree Ram song, this post shares an edited version of their celebration video.