In India, cricketers get to witness an unparalleled fan following and interestingly no sport even comes close to cricket in terms of popularity in the country. The cricketers enjoy unequaled fame in India, but sometimes that fame turns out to be the biggest barrier in their day-to-day life. One instance of it was seen recently when India captain, Rohit Sharma got stuck in a Mumbai restaurant after fans mobbed the place to get a glimpse of the cricketing stalwart.
It is a big challenge for cricketers like Rohit Sharma to go anywhere freely because of the fan base they enjoy the performances on the field. More often than not, the fans spot the cricketers and leave no stone unturned in getting a glimpse of the players and even taking a picture with them. However, Rohit Sharma got stuck in the restaurant because the crowd was too overwhelming and had blocked the exit of the place.
Here is the video of the incident:
Fans went out of control by seeing their hero Rohit Sharma in Mumbai. pic.twitter.com/iH8ro78utC
— Vishal. (@SportyVishal) August 16, 2022
Apparently, the cricketer had gone to meet his friend in the restaurant but as he was making his way out, he saw the sea of fans in front of him.
On his way out, Rohit Sharma failed to get out of the restaurant which led him to move back into the restaurant and wait for the crowd to disperse. The cricketer waited for the fans to clear the way, only then did the Indian skipper go out.
Rohit Sharma is one of the most popular Indian cricketers and is the current full-time captain of the Indian team in all three formats. He has been really good in his tenure so far and shares a great repo with the head coach Rahul Dravid.
The Indian skipper is currently enjoying a rest from international cricket and will only be seen in action as the Asia Cup begins on the 27th of August. Team India will play their first group stage match against the arch-rival Pakistan on 28th August.