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Watch: Virat Kohli's fan breaches security barrier to take selfie with him

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 October 2019, 11:32 IST

Indian cricket fan broke through security barrier inorder to take a selfie with his hero Virat Kohli during the day 3 of the first Test between India and South Africa in Vizag on Friday. While Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock were batting in the second session, a fan ran inside the field to meet the Indian skipper Virat Kohli. The skipper shook hands with the pitch invader as the fan tried to take a picture with him.

This was not the first instance that such incident has taken place in the ongoing series against South Africa. During the second T20I between the two heavyweights at Mohali was stopped twice because of pitch invaders. The first incident happened when South Africa were batting. The invader was quickly held by the sucurity guards and was taken off the field. The picture of security personnel dragging the intruder out of the field were broadcasted by news channels immidiately after the occurrence.



In the match, Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock scored hundred on day 3, but Ravichandran Ashwin claimed his 27th five wickets haul putting the host on the driving seat on Friday. At the end of day 3 South Africa put up 385/8, trailing to India by 117 runs with just two wickets in hand.

Furthermore, in the process Ravindra Jadeja became the fastest left arm bowler to reach 200 wicket mark, he attaining the feat in his 44th match.

First published: 5 October 2019, 11:32 IST