Hardik Pandya Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indians: Reports doing the rounds on social media suggest that former Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya have unfollowed each other on Instagram. But, when we checked the profiles of both the legendary cricketers on Instagram today (08 February 2024), in reality Rohit and Pandya are not following each other at present. However, both the players also follow many common cricketers, but not each other.
New twist in Mumbai Indians' domestic feud!
Let us tell you that the fight between fans on social media has probably now reached the house of Mumbai Indians. In fact, after the removal of Rohit Sharma from the captaincy, other members of the team like Suryakumar Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah had also made it clear by sharing negative reactions on social media that all is not well in the franchise. After which recently a comment by Rohit Sharma's wife Ritika had created a stir and now for the first time a face-to-face incident has happened between the two players.
It is noteworthy that before the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 auction, Mumbai Indians (MI) created a stir by removing their old captain Rohit Sharma from the captaincy. The five-time IPL winning franchise has traded Gujarat Titans (GT) captain Hardik Pandya and appointed him as its new captain. Subsequently, reports of a strained relationship between Sharma and Pandya emerged.
The apparent rift between the players took a new turn recently when rumors emerged that both Pandya and Sharma had unfollowed each other on Instagram. Recently MI coach Mark Boucher provided an explanation for the decision. But, it faced significant criticism. Which also included the reaction of Rohit's wife Ritika Sajdeh. After this incident, reports came out that both the cricketers have unfollowed each other on Instagram.
Also worth noting here is that the validity of the rumors is unconfirmed, and social media users have offered different viewpoints. Some people claimed that the two never followed each other on Instagram, while some other cricket fans claimed that it was Hardik who unfollowed Rohit and not the other way around. However, now both the players would know the inner truth better. But, Newstrack does not confirm all these social media claims.