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Cricket is not merely a sport but altogether a different religion in the Indian subcontinent. From young kids playing gully-cricket to Bollywood celebrities owning teams in the famous Indian T20I league, the fandom that cricket has in India is beyond measures. One of the most famous tournaments in the game of cricket is the Indian Premier League, which is currently undergoing its 16th edition in full swing. The jam-packed stadiums are a testament of the craze that people have for the famous cash-rich league. Every other fan wishes to depict their favourite IPL cricketer, and the Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is no exception. 

Nawazuddin Siddiqui said that his favourite IPL cricketer is Rohit Sharma and if given a chance, he would like to play his role. Nawazuddin Siddiqui was present in the Bhojpuri commentary box during the MI vs RCB clash on Tuesday, May 9 for the promotion of his upcoming movie Jogira Sara Ra Ra, which is all set to be released on May 26. When asked by the commentator whose role he would like to play, Nawazuddin was quick to reply, “If given a chance, I would love to play the role of Rohit Sharma.”

Speaking of the MI vs RCB clash, the record-time IPL winners took down the Faf-led side by six wickets in a home game on May 9, Tuesday. Coming into bat first, the visiting team pulled up a score of 199, which the hosts chased successfully with 21 balls to spare. In their upcoming clash, they will take on reigning champions Gujarat Titans on May 12 at the Wankhede Stadium.