WATCH: Virat Kohli Fan Invades Pitch Moments Before India's Big Win; His Hero Counsels Him

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A Virat Kohli fan was detained for invading the pitch just moments before India's comprehensive win against Bangladesh at the Holkar Stadium in Indore.

Written By Karthik Nair | Mumbai | Updated On:

Virat Kohli has die-hard cricket fans not only in India but across the globe. As per different accounts citing multiple factors, he is the most followed sportsperson in India, most followed cricketer and one of the most followed athletes in the world.  While people like his splendid batting and aggressive approach, they also make sure that they at least get a glimpse of him or maybe have a moment to cherish whenever they make it to the stadium to watch a cricket match where he is in action and that is exactly what an avid Kohli fan ended up doing.

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A fan walks on the field to meet Virat Kohli

A man who claims to be a die-hard Virat Kohli fan had walked onto the field by breaching the security during Day 3 of the first Test match between India and Bangladesh at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Saturday. The incident happened just moments before India's comprehensive win. Even the Indian skipper made the fan understand the consequences of invading the pitch to meet their favorite stars. Meanwhile, the security officials escorted him out of the ground post which he has been detained. After the young man was questioned, it was revealed that his name is Suresh Bisht and he is 22 years old. He then admitted that he is an avid fan of Kohli and he had jumped the walls of the crowd area in order to meet his hero. It was then revealed that the youngster had worn a T-shirt which on which Virat Kohli's name was printed and also had a Virat Kohli tattoo on his hand.  He had also painted his face with the name 'VK'. Officials said the identity of the youth is being verified. He is being questioned in custody. Based on the inquiry, appropriate steps will be taken in the case.

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India register yet another Test win

The hosts did not take much time to wrap up the visitors' second innings after tea on Day 3. Umesh Yadav got rid of Mehidy Hasan on the fifth delivery after tea for 38. Tajiul Islam joined Mushifiqur Rahim in the middle and showed some resistance but Shami was too good for the tailender as his 43-ball stay came to an end. Soon after Ravichandran Ashwin bamboozled Rahim with his spin, the Bangladesh wicket-keeper tried to loft one but ended up slicing it towards mid-off to Cheteshwar Pujara. His gritty innings of 64 came to an end with that shot. Ashwin wrapped up the visitors' innings by grabbing the last wicket of Ebadat Hossain, who miscued one to Yadav in his attempt to clear the boundary. India registered a mammoth victory which has helped them take an unassailable lead in the ICC World Test Championship Points Table and continue their domination in Test cricket.

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