Top Five Heated Exchanges Between Fans And Players

There have been occasions where players have been seen engaging in a heated exchange with the fans. In this article, we will look at five such instances

Fans are the soul of Cricket. The sport without fans loses its sheen something evident during the pandemic when the matches were being played behind closed doors. There have been attempts to make the cricket-watching experience for the fans more pleasant but as they say there are two sides to every story although cricketers have been nice to the fans on the majority of occasions there have been instances where players have been seen engaging in a heated exchange with the fans.

In this article, we will look at five such instances where players were seen engaged in a heated exchange with the fans.

Top Five Heated Exchanges Between Fans And Players

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Haris Rauf’s Ugly Fight with a Fan in the USA

Taking the top spot in the list is Pakistani fast bowler Haris Rauf who got into a heated argument when a fan wanted to take a picture with Haris Rauf but he refused. The fan called him proudy and rude, which was unacceptable for Haris. He called the fan Indian but the Fan said I am not Indian I am Pakistani just wanted to take a picture.

Watch:  Haris Rauf’s Heated Exchange with Fan

Virat Kohli Reprimanding Fan During IPL

Former Indian captain Virat Kohli is known for his aggressive nature on the field. He has made a name for himself through his aggressive style of celebration when a bowler takes a wicket, which was evident off the field as well in his initial years as an international cricketer.

Talking about being aggressive off the field it was during IPL 2013 when Virat Kohli got involved in a heated exchange with a fan who was heard abusing Virat to which the RCB skipper reacted to confront the guilty party.

Photo Source: DNA India

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Rohit Sharma’s Heated Exchange with Fans During Practice Session

In a rare instance, a young Rohit Sharma got involved in a heated exchange with fans while the batter was engaged in an intense practice session in Australia. Praveen Kumar who was also with Rohit reacted to the strong language used by the fans who were said to be drunk.

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Inzamam-ul-Haq’s Immediate Action Toward Fan

Former Pakistani skipper Inzamam-ul-haq’s reaction after being called Potato by a fan is among the most bizarre fights between a player and a fan. It was during an ODI match between India and Pakistan being played at Toronto when a fan teased Inzamam who was fielding at the boundary by calling him Patato to which Inzamam asked one of his teammates to bring his bat from the dressing room using which he ran towards the fan only for the security to intervene.

Photo Source: The Indian Express

Mohammad Shami’s Verbal Spat with Pakistani Fan

It was during the Champions Trophy 2017 when Indian fast bowler Mohammad Shami got into a heated argument with a Pakistani fan who mocked him for India’s loss to Pakistan in the tournament’s final. In a video that went viral then, The fan could be heard saying Who is the father? and is seen provoking the Indian players to react. Shami did so only for Dhoni to calm him down and take him inside the dressing room.