MI vs SRH: Watch - Huge security lapse as 'frustrated' Heinrich Klaasen gets harassed and manhandled by fans in shopping mall

Published - 04 May 2024, 07:53 PM | Updated - 08 May 2024, 06:22 PM

Heinrich Klaasen
Heinrich Klaasen [PC: X]

The craze for cricketers in India is well known. Over the years, one has seen the fans taking some absolutely bizarre as well as dangerous measures to catch a glimpse of their favorite cricket stars.

And recently, Sunrisers Hyderabad Heinrich Klaasen got a taste of it. In a major security lapse, the wicketkeeper-batsman found himself in the middle of a sea of fans in a shopping mall. Heinrich Klaasen and his SRH teammate Jaydev Unadkat might have visited the mall for any promotional event and ended up getting mobbed by the fans.

Usually, the cricketers are surrounded by security personnel who make sure to keep the players safe from the fans. However, no security personnel were in sight as Heinrich Klaasen and Unadkat struggled to deal with the huge number of fans. In a video that has gone viral on social media. the SRH stars could be seen trying their best to get away from the fans.

While Unadkat looked calm, Heinrich Klaasen was definitely frustrated and his actions made his feelings very clear. The Proteas star even tried to calm down the fans with a hand gesture but it made no difference. The fans were chanting Klaasen's name constantly and tried all they could to take a selfie with the cricket stars.

Both the cricketers were also constantly pushed and manhandled as they passed through the sea of the fans. Fortunately, they managed to make their way out of the huge crowd safely.

Watch as Heinrich Klaasen and Jaydev Unadkat get mobbed by the fans:

 

Both Heinrich Klaasen and Jaydev Unadkat were in action on Thursday (May 2) when SRH locked horns against Rajasthan Royals in Hyderabad. SRH had won the game by one run to remain in contention for a playoffs spot. Klaasen had played a crucial knock for SRH in that game, scoring an unbeaten 42 off just 19 balls. Unadkat, on the other hand, bowled two overs and failed to pick up any wicket.

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