India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant is facing backlash on social media for violating bio-security guidelines put in place for the safety of the players during the pandemic. Indian cricketers went out for a meal in Melbourne during New Year, where the bill was paid by an Indian fan named Navaldeep Singh.Also Read - India Tour of South Africa: Virat Kohli-Led India's Predicted Playing XI And Squad For SA Tour; Ruturaj Gaikwad, Harshal Patel in Line For Selection
The die-hard fan claimed that Pant hugged him for his kind gesture and that has created all the drama. Also Read - Ind vs NZ: Injured Ajinkya Rahane Getting Back to Fitness, Resumes Training During 2nd Test at Wankhede | WATCH
The Indian cricketer is now getting trolled ahead of the 3rd Test and reports also suggest that BCCI is looking into the matter. Also Read - Fans Slam Third Umpire After Virat Kohli Survives Similar DRS Leg-Before Call During 2nd Test vs New Zealand Sparks Controversy | SEE POSTS
With BCCI looking into the matter, it would be interesting to see if the Indian wicketkeeper who played a crucial role in MCG gets penalised or not.
The Pink Test starts on January 7 and it is expected to be a mouthwatering clash with the series leveled.