Indian police release footage of DRONES hunting lockdown violators complete with hilarious commentary
Police in Kerala, India have deployed a swarm of drones to enforce Covid-19 restrictions in the city. To add levity to the situation, the cops decided to create a compilation of their favorite airborne busts of lockdown breakers.
Not content with a simple gag reel, the fuzz went one step further and added viral cricket commentary to the compilation, both informing and entertaining the public by recalling 2016's infamous #TracerBulletChallenge.
Drone sightings during lockdown... pic.twitter.com/kN3a4YCJ5D— Kerala Police (@TheKeralaPolice) April 7, 2020
“Tracer bullet” was a term popularized by now-head coach of the Indian national cricket team Ravi Shastri, who deployed the deft description repeatedly during his tenure as a beloved cricket commentator. Ever since his time calling the plays on the crease, others have paid homage to Shastri, trying to outdo each other in matching the intensity of the original.
Sunny G doing his version of the Tracer Bullet. How is that guys? #TracerBulletChallengepic.twitter.com/o2BfUit6lo— BCCI (@BCCI) November 21, 2016
“The man trying to hide behind the tree was ultimate,” wrote one Twitter user, while others jokingly (hopefully) wondered whether the police should install a gun on the drone.
This drone do not have gun?— Himanshu Srivastava/हिमाँशु श्रीवास्तव (@Leohimanshu) April 7, 2020
The Kerala police video quickly went viral, garnering 10,000 views per hour in the five hours since it was posted (at time of writing), as Indians long for the return of cricket competition as they wile away the hours at home.
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