Video: RR Coach Shane Bond Hilariously Attempts To Kiss Ex-MI Skipper Rohit Sharma During Practice Session Ahead Of IPL 2024 Clash

Video: RR Coach Shane Bond Hilariously Attempts To Kiss Ex-MI Skipper Rohit Sharma During Practice Session Ahead Of IPL 2024 Clash

Shane Bond was part of the Mumbai Indians as a bowling coach in IPL 2015.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Monday, April 22, 2024, 02:06 PM IST
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Shane Bond attempted to kiss Rohit Sharma on cheek from behind | Credits: Mumbai Indians Instagram

Rajasthan Royals bowling coach Shane Bond hilariously attempted to plant a kiss on the cheek of former Mumbai Indians' captain Rohit Sharma when they met during the practice session ahead of their IPL 2024 clash in Jaipur on Monday, April 22.

Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians will lock horns with each other for the second time in the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). In their last encounter, RR emerged victorious with a six-wicket win over MI at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Ahead of the reverse clash between the two teams, Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians players were interacting with each other in the middle of the practice sessions. However, Shane Bond's attempt to kiss Rohit Sharma was one of the light-hearted moments.

In a video shared by Mumbai Indians on their social media handles, Bond was seen walking up to Rohit and hilariously attempting to kiss on Rohit's cheek from behind. Ex-Mumbai Indians skipper reciprocated the former New Zealand bowler with handshake and hug.

Shane Bond was part of the Mumbai Indians as a bowling coach in IPL 2015. As a player, the former New Zealand cricketer represented Kolkata Knight Riders in 2010 and picked 9 wickets at an average of 24.88 and with an economy rate of 7.22.

Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians in IPL 2024

Rajasthan Royals have had a great campaign under the leadership of the Sanju Samson in the IPL 2024. RR were off to a great start to their season as they first four matches on the trot against Lucknow Super Gaints, Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bengaluru before suffering their first defeat of the campaign against Gujarat Titans.

However, Sanju Samson-led side bounced from the defeat with two successive wins against Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. Rajasthan Royals are currently on the top of the points table with 12 points from seven matches.

Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, were off to a disappointing start of their campaign as they lost three matches on the trot against Gujarat Titans, SunRisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals. Nonetheless, MI bounced back with two back-to-back wins against Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bengaluru.

Hardik Pandya-led side suffered their fourth defeat of the season against Chennai Super Kings before earning third win against Punjab Kings. MI are currently at the seventh spot with six points after seven games.

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