Gautam Gambhir reckoned the Punjab based franchise's Director Of Cricket Operations Anil Kumble picked Sheldon Cottrell in desperation as they were not left with much options.
Pat Cummins, the top-ranked Test bowler in the world, was the most sought-after player at the IPL 2020 auction.
Sheldon Cottrell's inimitable celebration has made fans all over the cricketing world.
India went down to a massive defeat in the first One-day International at Chennai and need to win at Vizag to stay alive in the series.
Sheldon Cottrell shared a video of MS Dhoni and saluted the former India captain for showing an "inspirational kind of love for country".
Mohammed Shami mimicked Sheldon Cottrell's salute celebration in India's previous World Cup 2019 match against West Indies.
India crushed West Indies by 125 runs in their World Cup match on Thursday to end the Caribbean side's chances of reaching the semi-finals.
Victory saw New Zealand return to the top of the World Cup points table but the heart-breaking defeat left the West Indies on the verge of elimination.
Sheldon Cottrell should get wickets, just so that cricket fans can watch his celebratory march and salute.
The World Cup match between South Africa and the West Indies was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Southampton, with both sides earning a point each.
Sheldon Cottrell made good ground before catching the ball one-handed, throwing it up in the air, regaining his position inside the boundary, and completing the dismissal.
Jos Buttler hit the most sixes in an ODI innings for England with 12 as he went from 51 to his hundred in 15 balls.
Sheldon Cottrell managed to send the ball to second slip in an amazing delivery.
In-form Rohit Sharma stole the thunder with his unbeaten 127 as the hosts, who were precariously placed at 83 for five at one stage, reached a comfortable 354 for six at close on an eventful second day's play.
A spokesman for the West Indies Cricket Board said that the participation of left-arm fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell is subject to him being passed as fit by the WICB's medical panel.