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PUBG Fever Engulfs Team India Before Boarding To Australia
By CricShots - Nov 16, 2018 6:42 pm
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The Indian cricket team found the best possible to pass the time when their flight gets delayed as the players were pictured playing the popular multiplayer game PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) at the airport on Friday. Team India left for Australia for their month and a half long tour and the two teams are scheduled to play three T20Is, four Tests and three ODIs, starting November 21.

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KL Rahul enjoying foot massage at the airport

Team India’s flight was delayed because of unknown reasons and the players utilized the time by playing PUBG and taking foot massages. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) uploaded pictures on Instagram and their post read: “What flight delays do to you. A foot massage for @rahulkl. PUBG for @manishpandeyinsta and @krunalpandya_official”.

BCCI uploaded pictures on Instagram and their post read: “Happy faces and gamer boys before the team’s departure to Australia #TeamIndia”. In one of the pictures, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli was seen taking pictures with the airport staff.

The Indian cricketers are known to play PUBG during their free time as even in the past, they have been seen playing the popular multiplayer game together, especially at the airport.

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Earlier, before the fifth and the final ODI against Windies in Thiruvananthapuram, the BCCI posted a picture which showed the players engrossed in their phones. BCCI suggested the team was “playing a very popular multiplayer game” and asked Twitterati to guess which one.

Moreover, former Indian skipper MS Dhoni wished skipper Virat Kohli on his birthday by calling him a PUBG fan. In a video uploaded on social media by BCCI, Dhoni showed an old picture of Kohli with a toy gun in his hand and jokingly said that the picture proves he is a big fan of the game. According to Dhoni, Manish Pandey is not quite adept at playing first-person shooting games like PUBG and he asked Kohli to teach Pandey how to play those games.

Here is the video of the the same: