A cricket fan was escorted from the enduring Lord’s floor on Saturday for invading the pitch throughout a take a look at match between England and India. Individually, one other attendee threw a wine cork at one of many gamers.
The incident occurred on the third day of motion simply after lunch.
The fan, carrying an India shirt with ‘Jarvo 69’ emblazoned throughout his again, lined up as if part of the Subcontinent nation’s staff.
Safety instantly got here to escort ‘Jarvo’ off the hallowed turf of the game’s most well-known stadium.
However he protested and tried to persuade them he fashioned a part of India’s outfit by pointing to the badge on his whites.
Alongside India bowler Mohammed Siraj, former England skippers Michael Atherton and Andrew Strauss had been amused by the stunt with the previous commenting: “He did not appear like he may come speeding in and ship it down at 90mph it have to be mentioned.”
“There was a disdain on his face because the stewards tried to escort him off”, famous Strauss, because the pair supplied commentary for Sky Sports activities.
Additionally right now, England followers had been branded “pathetic” by their rivals after India’s first innings hero and batting opener KL Rahul had a wine cork thrown at him whereas fielding on the boundary line.
Enraging his captain Virat Kohli within the slips, he gestured that his teammate ought to throw the article again into the stands.
This follows one other lamentable incidence, the place within the first take a look at at Trent Bridge, a set of English followers allegedly directed racial abuse at India’s gamers and followers.
On the finish of an in any other case thrilling day of play, England led by 27 runs after dropping their final wicket with the final ball earlier than stumps.