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Pitch invader’s plan foiled by security officials, what Mohammed Shami did won hearts. Watch




Such is the craze for cricket in India that many times fans go to any extent to catch a glimpse of their favorite players on the field. An attempt by a fan to do so on the first day of the second Test between India and Australia, however, was foiled by security officials in due course. However, what India pacer Mohammed Shami did next won the hearts of many fans on social media and those present at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi.

A fan was seen entering the ground during the first day’s clash in the national capital. Before he could reach a cricketer, however, the security officials caught hold of him and started dragging him back. Seeing the incident, Shami came close to the security personnel and spoke to them, perhaps advising them to be a little lenient towards the assailant.

Watch the video of the incident here:

After a brief pause, the play resumed.

For the match, KL Rahul took a brilliant one-handed catch to dismiss a well-set Usman Khawaja as India eased the pressure on Australia by reaching 199 for six at tea on the first day of the second Test here on Friday. done.

Australia, who were 94 for 3 at lunch, lost three more wickets in the afternoon session, with the opposition batsmen continuing to surrender to the spinners.

Travis Head, playing his first match of the series, went for a slash off Mohammed Shami and a thick edge quickly reached Rahul, who took a sharp catch at second slip.

Rahul’s second catch (81 off 125) to send back Khawaja was the most important moment of the session. After scoring runs sweeping the ball both ways, Khawaja went for a reverse off Ravindra Jadeja in the 46th over but Rahul pulled off a sensational one-handed catch at point to end his solid stand in the middle.

The final wicket of the session was that of Alex Carey, who lasted only five balls with Ravichandran Ashwin having him caught at first slip.

Earlier, Ashwin (3/57 in 21 overs) dismissed Marnus Labuschagne (18) and Steve Smith (0) in quick succession despite Khawaja’s well-compiled innings, which included eight boundaries over extra cover from the senior off-spinner and There was a six.

Khawaja and David Warner (15) put on 50 runs for the first wicket and the visitors were at their best after skipper Cummins opted to bat first.

with PTI inputs

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