Watch: Rohit Sharma tries to calm down Wankhede crowd, urges them to stop booing Hardik Pandya | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: the hostility of the crowd towards Hardik Pandya refuses to die down with the fans booing him Mumbai Indians skipper without any respite. But Rohit Sharma showed empathy by calming the Wankhede crowd during MI’s match against Rajasthan Royals Monday.
While lining up at the boundary line, Rohit was seen gesturing to the crowd to stop booing Hardik.
Earlier in the day, former Indian player Sanjay Manjrekar also came out in support of Hardik and asked the Wankhede crowd to behave and for a big round of applause for the MI skipper came for the draw.

Pandya was booed by the crowd in MI’s first two matches played in Ahmedabad and Hyderabad in IPL2024 but his return brought no change of fortune.
Pandya, 29, who replaced Rohit as Mumbai Indians captain ahead of the tournament, has already been subjected to public anger over the franchise’s leadership decision in the previous two away matches. the team in Ahmedabad and Hyderabad.
Talking about the match, five-time champions MI suffered their third defeat of the season as Rajasthan Royals stormed home to a third win on the trot.
After Yuzvendra Chahal (3/11) and Trent Boult (3/22) combined to stifle Mumbai Indians with the bat, restricting them to 125/9, Riyan Parag (54 not out) produced another top knock to take Rajasthan Royals to the top spot in the IPL points table.

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