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Whistle Podu Army Helps RCB Fan: A Heartwarming Tale Amidst IPL 2024 Drama
By CricShots - May 20, 2024 7:15 pm
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Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium was the stage for an unforgettable moment on Saturday, May 18, as Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) triumphed over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a thrilling encounter, securing their place in the IPL 2024 playoffs. This victory was monumental for RCB, who began the season with six consecutive losses but made an extraordinary comeback in the latter half of the league.

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The 27-run victory over CSK sparked jubilation among RCB fans, marking a significant turnaround for the team. Amidst the celebrations, a video of an RCB fan who attended the earlier fixture between these Southern rivals in Chennai has gone viral on social media.

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In the video, the RCB supporter, who hails from Kashmir, shared his unique experience while standing with a CSK fan, who had “MS Dhoni” written on his chest. According to the caption, the RCB fan mistakenly bought a ticket for the RCB Unbox event in Bengaluru, which took place on March 19, three days before the actual match in Chennai.

 

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The RCB fan only realized his mistake after arriving in Chennai, ahead of the match day. Local residents came to his aid, helping him secure a ticket for the game. The video captures the fan expressing his gratitude: “I am coming from Kashmir and staying here in Chennai for six days. I was struggling to find a ticket for the game.” He thanked the home fans for assisting him in obtaining a match ticket, highlighting the camaraderie among cricket enthusiasts.

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However, not all events surrounding the match were positive. After the game, reports emerged of confrontations between fans of both teams outside the stadium. Several videos went viral, showing home fans taunting and mocking CSK supporters as they exited the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. These incidents caused a significant stir on social media, with many condemning the behavior of the RCB fans towards the visitors.

 

 

On the field, RCB’s performance was the highlight. Led by Faf du Plessis, the team clinched a crucial 27-run victory over the reigning champions, CSK, thereby securing their place in the IPL 2024 playoffs. This win not only showcased RCB’s resilience but also underscored their determination to succeed against all odds.