Watch: Rohit Sharma Gives Pitch Invader An “Air Hug”; Virat Kohli Appreciates The Gesture

Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma was seen giving a virtual hug to a pitch invader during their match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Saturday at the MCA Stadium in Pune.

MI had put up a sturdy total of 151 on the board courtesy of a stunning knock from Suryakumar Yadav. He scored 68 off just 34 balls, including 6 massive hits over the fence.

In response, RCB started off well with a 50-run opening stand. Soon after, Faf du Plessis fell with Virat Kohli walking in to do what he does best – chase down totals with ease.

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During the chase, a fan ended up breaching the security and he ran toward Rohit. The MI captain was seen turning back and distancing himself from the fan due to understandable Covid-19 guidelines, He then gave him a virtual hug and then the RCB batsman Virat Kohli was seen appreciating the gesture.

Watch Rohit Sharma’s air hug here:

Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Ramandeep Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Jasprit Bumrah, Basil Thampi

Wanindu Hasaranga and Virat Kohli
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Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Faf du Plessis(c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik(w), David Willey, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj

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