West Indian superstar Shimron Hetmyer turned heads on social media after the Delhi Capitals sported a new look during the first game against the Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday. Delhi Capitals began Phase 2 in fine fashion clinching a comfortable win, returning to the top of the table. While Hetmyer did not have the opportunity to contribute much during the game, he certainly caught the attention of viewers with his hairstyle.
Shimron Hetmyer’s blue hairstyle grabbed the attention of commentators and viewers, which became an instant talking point on social media. The West Indian star coloured his hair blue, while maintained a black trim on the sides. Soon after the hairdo appeared on camera, images started doing rounds on social media circuits and fans came up with interesting opinions. A section of them praised Hetmyer’s bold new look, while others reacted with memes to express their thoughts on Twitter.
A section of supporters hailed cheekily hailed Shimron Hetmyer’s dedication towards the team, with his hair colour matching the colour of the Delhi Capitals’ kit. Comparing Hetmyer’s hairstyle to Colin Miller, “United by blue hair,” remarked a third. Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar trolled fellow commentator Ian Bishop while on commentary, asking whether the West Indian ever had similar thoughts.
Shimron Hetmyer having #DelhiCapitals jersey colour in his hair, unreal dedication for his team….! 😅😂 pic.twitter.com/JeetGu1k5r
— Priyanshu Bhattacharya 🦁 (@im_Priyanshu_B7) September 22, 2021
Shimron Hetmyer hair colour 💙💙💙#DCvSRH #IPL2021 pic.twitter.com/oTdN10LC7i
— Rishabh Pant (@rishabpantclub) September 22, 2021
Shimron Hetmyer has arrived in UAE on the back of some good performances in the recently concluded CPL 2021. The left-hander scored 218 runs in 11 outings and also registered a couple of half-centuries in the process. Hetmyer also showcased glimpses of his form in Phase 1, and will look to ensure he continues the same in UAE this time around.