Fans dig Rishabh Pant and Urvashi Rautela’s one-year old link-up rumors after actress denies knowing any cricketer
The 14th edition of IPL India will start a new chapter in Rishabh Pant’s life as he will be seen donning the captain's hat for the first time.
Updated - Apr 2, 2021 11:22 am
Last year Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela grabbed headlines owing to the speculations regarding her link up with India’s ace wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant. The same was followed by the rumors of Pant blocking Urvashi from his social media and other platforms as he didn’t want to take things forward between them.
Though both the cricketer and actress never breathed a word regarding the same, many news portals reported the story of Rishabh blocking the Bollywood diva to cut all the ties with her. A year later, Rautela again became the focal point of discussion among the cricket fans after she answered a question regarding the sport.
On March 31, Wednesday, the actress organized a Question & Answer session on her official Instagram handle and answered various queries for her fans regarding her personal and professional life. Amidst all the questions, a fan also asked the name of her favorite cricketer.
The 27-year-old managed to divert all the limelight towards herself with her answer. The film star asserted that she isn’t into watching cricket at all and thus doesn’t know any player but has a deep respect for the legendary Sachin Tendulkar and current Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli.
“Favourite cricketer?” – a fan had asked the actress. “I don’t watch cricket at all so don’t know any cricketers. I have deep respect for Sachin Sir & Virat sir,” she replied.
The answer given by Rautela attracted the attention of the fans as they started trolling the actress for lying and started digging more information about her relationship with Rishabh Pant. It also initiated a meme fest on Twitter and Instagram with various people coming up with hilarious views regarding the whole situation.
Rishabh Pant to lead Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020
The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League, scheduled to start on April 9 in India will start a new chapter in Rishabh Pant’s life as he will be seen donning the captain hat for the first time and leading his franchise Delhi Capitals. Delhi’s regular skipper Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the league after dislocating his shoulder and thus the young Pant has been given the big responsibility.
The 23-year-old is expected to be in spectacular form with the willow in the upcoming tournament as he is going through a purple patch and has delivered many match-winning performances for India in the past three months across all three formats.