A fan on Wednesday breached the bio-bubble & security protocol on Day 1 of the ongoing third test between India & England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad as he enters the pitch to meet India’s Captain Virat Kohli.
However Virat Kohli was very quick to stop him from far away & he immediately took a few steps back asking the fan to return back. On realizing his mistake the fan turned back & seeing that the entire crowd started cheering. As a part of the bio-bubble protocols there is a high amount of strictness & the players and match Officials are not allowed to meet anybody from outside.
Even the training sessions before the match are held with every precaution taken care of 50% crowd has been allowed in the ongoing day & night test at the Narendra Modi Stadium. When media 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.”
In the match, Ishant Sharma who is playing his 100th test match provided India with the first breakthrough & after the first wicket down the spinners took over the mantle from the pacer. Ravichandran Ashwin & Axar spun a web over visitors to bundle the visitors for 112 in the first innings. India ended the first day of the pink ball tets match against England in the commanding state as Rohit Sharma hits a half century to take India at 99/3. India are trailing 13 runs in the first innings with seven wickets still in hand.
After surviving the five overs in the tricky twilight phase & then battling out for 14.5 overs & India lost their first wicket off the last ball of the 15th overs when Jofra Archer dismissed Shubman Gill for 51 ball 11 runs. He skied an attempted pull to give Zak Crawley an easy catch. Minutes later, the hosts lost Cheteshwar Pujara as he was trapped in front by Jack Leach.
Meanwhile Rohit Sharma continues his good form by completing his half century. Rohit & Kohli also stitched fifty runs partnership to steady the Indian team’s innings after the fall of two quick wickets. But Jack Leach struck again to break their 64 runs partnership for third wicket as Kohli hit the ball onto his stumps.