Watch: MS Dhoni's epic reaction when a male fan invades pitch to meet him

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 05, 2019, 10.00 PM(IST)

MS Dhoni teases the fan. Photograph:( Twitter )

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When a fan invaded the pitch, Dhoni decided to make it interesting, watch. 

When MS Dhoni is around, the fun quotient remains intact! He cheered up the crowd at Nagpur's Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium when a fan invaded the pitch to meet him during the second One-Day International clash between India and Australia

The incident happened when the Indian team came on the field in the second innings but as usual, Dhoni decided to make it interesting. 

When team India was walking out in the second innings, a fan wearing a white T-shirt and black pants came running to the ground and on his T-shirt, "Thala" was written with number seven on the back. #7 is also Dhoni's jersey number.  

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When the fan came closer, Dhoni first hid behind Rohit Sharma and then started running through other players. 

The players also enjoyed the cheerful incident. 

After a while, he stopped and met the fan with a smile on his face and gave him a hug. 

Watch the video: 

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In the match, India beat Australia by eight runs to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. 

The Aussies were bowled out for 242 off 40.3 overs with Marcus Stoinis top-scoring with 52. 

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It was the 500th win in one-day internationals for India.