Bengaluru: Fans trying to breach security and get close to their heroes have become a common thing in sports nowadays. In a recently concluded Vijay Hazare trophy game, a fan ran on to the pitch and kissed Rohit Sharma when he was batting for Mumbai.
In a video shared on the the social networking site twitter, a fan dashed from the crowd over the deep-midwicket boundary fence and ran on to the pitch. He touched Rohit's feet and then hugged him and kissed him as well.
The pitch invader then left the field of play dancing and jumping in the air amid loud cheers and whistles from the crowd. Also Read: Gautam Gambhir reveals when he will retire Taking a picture of the incident from a newspaper clipping, Rohit's wife shared it as an Instagram story and tagged Chahal saying, "You and I both have competitions."
Chahal replied, “Bhabhi yeah kya ho raha hai, yeah kya ho raha hai (Bhabhi, what is this happening?).”
Meanwhile, the 31-year-old cricketer helped Mumbai thrash Bihar by nine wickets to seal a place in the semis of the tournament. Chasing a paltry 70, Rohit remained unbeaten on 33 to assist his team to victory.