Suppose you are out with some friends or family and suddenly you spot your favorite actor, singer, or social media star or perhaps a cricketer, what would you do, scream with surprise, become emotional? Something like this happened with a fan who was enjoying in a restaurant and having his meal and coincidentally the five prominent players of the Indian Cricket Team, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubham Gill, Prithvi Shaw, and Navdeep Saini were also there for celebrating the New-Year on the 1st of January 2021.

Trouble in Melbourne!

The fan’s name was Navaldeep Singh and after the cricketers had their meal, he asked to pay the bill for them. The players requested him to take the money but he was adamant and he finally paid the bill. And he also tweeted that Rishabh Pant hugged him. This incident, at first, was admired in India and all over the world, but suddenly this meeting took a terrific turn as claims from several Twitter users were pointing at the players stating that a breach of norms of Covid-19 rules has been done.

The embracing done by Rishabh Pant is the major event which has sent the players in isolation in Melbourne and on the 3rd of the January 2021 rt-PCR (Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction) test and fortunately the reports of the players turned out negative. The last test match was won by India and was even in the absence of major players. And Rohit Sharma, who was in quarantine was to be back in the team but now so that he is segregated along with four more players, a question may arise what would happen next as the country was expecting the comeback of Rohit Sharma.

Here’s how the fans are reacting to this incident,

The straight consequence of this event is that the players are put in quarantine again and have been separated from the whole Indian Squad and the Australian one and till the next match, the training for the match will be done in a separated environment too. The BCCI has spoken in the favor of the players and after talking to them they revealed that no breach from their side has been done. 


The upcoming match of the two teams is on the 7th of January 2021 and before that, the teams will fly to Sydney. Now so that the players have tested negative, it should not be a problem to let them play in the team as this one is a significant match to add to the victory of the Test Series. 

What do you think? Will the players play? Or they had to pay a high cost for treating the fans affectionately?

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