Feb 25, 2021, 11:06 IST

India vs England: Fan Runs Into Stadium During Game, Virat Kohli Steps Back Watch!!

An ardent fan breached the safety protocols and jumped into the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad in the middle of the ongoing 3rd Test between England and India to meet the Indian Captain Virat Kohli. However, Kohli was quick to spot him from far away and he immediately took a few steps back, asking the fan to return.

India vs England: Fan Runs Into Stadium During Game, Virat Kohli Pulls Away. Watch

As part of the bio-bubble protocols, 50 per cent crowd has been allowed in the ongoing pink-ball Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium and officials are not allowed to meet anybody. Even, the training sessions before the match are held with every precaution taken care of.

When ANI contacted a GCA official about the fan breaching the protocols, he replied: “We will look into the matter and we will find out who the fan was. Some sort of action we will take as the matter is serious and safety of everyone is of utmost importance.”

Ishant Sharma playing the 100th Test provided India with the first breakthrough and after the first wicket, the spinners took over the mantle from the pacer. Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar spun a web over visitors to bundled out them for 112 in the first innings.

Ending the day one of the pink-ball Test against England in the driver’s seat as Rohit hit a half-century to take the hosts at 99/3. India are trailing by 13 runs in the first innings with seven wickets in the bag.

In the tricky twilight phase and then battling out for 14.5 overs and India lost their first wicket off the last ball of the 15th overs when Jofra Archer dismissed Shubman Gill for a 51-ball 11.

 Minutes later, the hosts lost Cheteshwar Pujara as he was trapped in front by Jack Leach.

Meanwhile, Rohit continued his good form and completed his half-century. Rohit and Kohli also brought up the fifty-run partnership to steady the Indian ship after two quick wickets.