Pitch invader enters Narendra Modi Stadium Kohli refuses to hug. A pitch invader entered the ground during India’s 14th over wearing a t-shirt with the phrase “Stop bombing Palestine” and sought to hug Virat Kohli.
India and Australia are in the final of the current ODI World Cup 2023 in Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. Pat Cummins, the Australian captain, won the toss and chose to field, instructing the Indian side to bat first.
A pitch invader entered the ground during India’s 14th over, wearing a t-shirt with the message “Stop Bombing Palestine” and sought to hug Virat Kohli. However, Kohli declined the hug, causing a brief delay in play while officials dealt with the matter. Kohli and Rahul took advantage of the intermission to talk.
Later, it was revealed that the pitch invader had reportedly been arrested.
In terms of the contest, the Indian side started well after being call to bat by the Aussies. Thanks to the captain’s great batting. He went after the Australian bowlers right away and put them under strain.
Shubman Gill, on the other hand, was completely out of form and struggle throughout his brief spell at the wicket. Mitchell Starc removed him with the team total of 30 after he could only score four runs off seven balls.
On the other end, Rohit continued smashing the bowlers and appeared like he would score large in the match. He was remove by Glen Maxwell in the final over of the power play while trying to play a huge shot. He got 47 points on 31 balls, including four fours and three sixes.
Shreyas Iyer, the prior match’s centurion, quickly bowl by Pat Cummins after scoring four off three balls.
Virat Kohli is now at the crease alongside KL Rahul. Kohli has just hit fifty off 56 balls, with four fours, while KL has 25 off 55 balls. After 26 overs, India is at 135 for three.
As the wicket is projected to improve in the second inning due to the expected dew, KL and Virat will seek to continue their partnership to lead India to a strong total.