IND vs NZ: WATCH young Rohit Sharma fan runs from Raipur security to hug IDOL, India captain tries to save KID as Guard roughly tackles pitch invader, Check OUT

IND vs NZ: India vs NewZealand – The second ODI between India and New Zealand saw a remarkable moment. A young fan,…

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IND vs NZ: India vs NewZealand – The second ODI between India and New Zealand saw a remarkable moment. A young fan, barely in his teens, invaded the cricket field to meet Indian captain Rohit Sharma. This incident happened when Rohit Sharma was batting at the time and was about to complete his half-century. The security staff at the stadium rushed to take the fan off the field but the Indian captain tries to save the kid as guards roughly tackles the boy. Follow IND vs NZ LIVE & India Cricket LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN.

IND vs NZ: WATCH young Rohit Sharma fan runs from Raipur security to hug IDOL, India captain tries to save KID as Guard roughly tackles pitch invader, Check OUT

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The incident happened during the 10th over of the Indian innings. A young fan managed to breach the security and went straight to Rohit to give him a hug while he was batting on 37 runs. The security staff at the stadium rushed to take the fan off the field, but Rohit Sharma tried to save the young boy. Rohit Sharma said, “he’s a kid”. Then, security men who were running behind the boy grabbed the teenager and took him off the ground.

IND vs NZ: WATCH young Rohit Sharma fan runs from Raipur security to hug IDOL, India captain tries to save KID as Guard roughly tackles pitch invader, Check OUT

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This incident showed the immense popularity of cricket and the Indian cricket team in the country. It was a moment of pure joy for the young fan, and it highlights the fact that cricket is very much a part of the fabric of Indian culture. Moreover, this is the first-ever international game in the capital of Chhattisgarh and this incident might have a telling effect on the number of games Raipur gets to host in the future.

Earlier, India bowled out New Zealand for 108 in just 34.3 overs. Mohammed Shami took three wickets while Washington Sundar and Kuldeep Yadav picked two.

Glenn Phillips managed to top-score for the Kiwis with 36. Michael Bracewell and Mitchell Santner made 22 and 27, respectively, while the rest all got out in single-digit scores.

IND vs NZ: WATCH young Rohit Sharma fan runs from Raipur security to hug IDOL, India captain tries to save KID as Guard roughly tackles pitch invader, Check OUT

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