Spectator who made it onto floor for third time this sequence, held by police “on suspicion of assault”
A person has been arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident during which a spectator collided with Jonny Bairstow on the pitch on the Kia Oval.
The incident occurred through the morning session on the second day of the fourth Take a look at between England and India when a spectator wearing whites ran on to the pitch and tried to bowl a supply on the England batter, Ollie Pope. In doing so, the spectator collided with the non-striking batter, Bairstow. The pair then appeared to alternate indignant phrases earlier than stewards eliminated him from the taking part in space.
The spectator is known to be named Daniel Jarvis who additionally goes by the identify Jarvo 69. He has 123,000 subscribers to his Youtube channel.
It was the third time within the sequence Jarvis has run on to the pitch. Whereas it’s understood that, on a minimum of one earlier event, the membership concerned merely ejected him from the bottom, stewards at The Kia Oval held him till police arrived to make his arrest. His look was greeted, usually, by groans and boos from a full-house crowd who had been having fun with an absorbing day’s cricket.
Surrey are understood to be upset anybody was capable of enter the taking part in space and are conducting a evaluate into the incident.
There can also be concern from the gamers and their representatives. In each the final two matches, Jarvis has been capable of attain the pitch and make contact with the gamers. Whereas there isn’t any suggestion that his intentions had been something greater than attention-seeking, others with far worse motivations could have famous the benefit with which he was capable of method the gamers.
An announcement from the Met Police learn: “A person has been arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident on the Oval Cricket Floor on Friday, three September. He stays in custody at a south London police station.”
Pope, who was England’s top-scorer of their first innings, admitted the interruption had disrupted his focus.
“It acquired a couple of laughs the primary time spherical,” Pope mentioned of Jarvis’ appearances all through the sequence. “Nevertheless it stops play for 5 minutes. There’s nothing to be gained from it. It does disrupt you however you have to attempt to block it out.”
George Dobell is a senior correspondent at ESPNcricinfo