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Bengaluru Police has registered a case against the fans who entered the ground and posed for photographs with Kohli during the second test match being played between India and Sri Lanka. In fact, on the second day of the second Test being played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, at the last minute, four fans had entered the ground by dodging the security guards. Some of them even took selfies with Virat Kohli.
This incident happened in the sixth over of the Sri Lankan innings. Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis was injured on the delivery of Mohammed Shami. At that time he was taking help of physio. The match was halted during that time. At the same time four fans entered the field. Later, the security personnel took him off the ground.
According to the news agency, after this incident, the Bangalore City Police has registered a case against the four youths. Police said that the four youths who were caught were immediately thrown out of the stadium. Of these, two are minors and the police have registered a case against them under IPC sections 447 i.e. criminal violation, 269 i.e. spreading deadly infectious disease by negligence.
India declared the second innings at 303
In the second Test being played in Bangalore, India declared the innings after scoring 303 for 9 in the second innings. Earlier, India had scored 252 runs in the first innings. Sri Lanka scored 109 runs in the first innings. In the second innings, Sri Lanka scored more than 180 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.
Kohli’s test average below 50 for the first time in 5 years
On the second day of the Test series against Sri Lanka, Virat could not do much in the second innings as well and was dismissed after scoring just 13 runs. Kohli was dismissed lbw by spinner Praveen Jayavikrama. After failing in both the innings, Kohli’s Test average has also come down to 50. Kohli has now scored 8,043 runs in 101 Test matches at an average of 49.95. During this, his bat has scored 27 centuries and 28 half-centuries. Kohli’s Test batting average has dropped below 50 for the first time in 40 Tests since the second innings of the Kolkata Test against Sri Lanka in 2017.