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Police detain pitch invader for hugging and touching Virat Kohli’s feet during IND vs AFG 2nd T20I in Indore

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A young guy was taken into custody after he got past security to embrace Virat Kohli during the India vs. Afghanistan Twenty20 International at Holkar Stadium in Indore.

India Clinches T20I Series Against Afghanistan in Style, Kohli’s Memorable Return Interrupted by Enthusiastic Fan

In the second Twenty20 International, India easily defeated Afghanistan by six wickets, securing a series victory in Indore on Sunday. On a calm surface at the Holkar Stadium, Afghanistan was bowled out for 172 by Axar Patel, leading the bowling attack. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shivam Dube then made quick work of half-centuries to enable India win with 26 balls remaining.

Before being removed off the field, the pitch invader was able to reach Virat Kohli, touch his feet, and give him a hug.

Before being removed off the field, the pitch invader was able to reach Virat Kohli, touch his feet, and give him a hug.

Virat Kohli, the former captain of India, made his T20I cricket debut in this match. Since November 2022, when India faced England in the semi-final of the 2022 T20 World Cup, Kohli has not participated in an international match in the format. while could be expected, the Indore crowd screamed Kohli’s name a lot throughout the game, even while he sat in the bench after his dismissal during India’s chase. During the Afghanistan innings, there was also a little interruption as a spectator made their way to the pitch and collided with Kohli. He embraced Kohli and put his hands on his feet before lifting him off the ground.

The police in Madhya Pradesh took him into custody.

Here are a few pictures from the event.

Police detained the young guy and brought him to the Tukoganj police station.

According to a police officer, the young person entered the Holkar Stadium via Narendra Hirwani Gate with a match ticket.

According to him, the young guy seemed to be a huge admirer of Kohli and went inside the stadium by scaling the railing of the press box in an attempt to meet the player.

The young person was being questioned, the officer stated.

The official said that further actions in the matter would be made based on the questioning.

A man in Indore says he was a pitch invader.

Fan’s Bold Move: Pitch Invasion to Hug Kohli Steals Spotlight in India’s Series-Winning Victory

In the midst of it all, a supporter on the social networking site X (previously Twitter) said that they were the ones that went past security to give Kohli a hug. The greatest accomplishment of Aarav’s life, according to him, is having a display photo of Kohli on his profile and using the handle @sigma__male_.

However, the police made no public announcement on the man’s identity.

During the chase, instead of acting as an anchor like he usually does, Kohli came out running. The 35-year-old scored 29 runs off of 16 balls before being out in the last powerplay over.

Subsequently, Jaiswal and Dube mercilessly battered the bowlers from Afghanistan into submission. Yashasvi was dismissed after smashing 68 off 34 balls, including six sixes, but Dube finished undefeated with a 32-ball 63 that included four maximums. Jaiswal scored his second consecutive undefeated half-century in this series while hitting six sixes in his innings. The latter, who was undefeated at 60 from 40 balls, had also guided India to win in the first game.

India’s pursuit got off to a rough start as Fazalhaq Farooqi (1-28) knocked out skipper Rohit Sharma for a golden duck. However, Jaiswal, 22, and Virat Kohli, 29, forged a 57-run partnership that put India ahead.

When Dube and Jaiswal teamed up for a third-wicket partnership, they quickly put on 92 runs in the following seven overs. When India lost two quick wickets to Karim Janat (2-13), including Jaiswal, the momentum had not changed much.

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