Internet Desk: Indian skipper Virat Kohli has many fans across the cricket playing nations but, Kohli’s early dismissal in the first innings of the first test in South Africa disappointed 63 years- old Babulal Bariya as he poured kerosene and set himself on fire. Babulal died in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday morning after India lost the test match by 72 runs on day 4 of the first test in Newlands, Cape Town.
It was happened when Kohli dismissed for 5 runs and it was just 28/3 at the stumps of the first day. “Bariya told us that when Kohli got out ‘uska dimag satak gaya’ (he was very upset). He took a bottle of kerosene nearby and poured it on his head and set himself ablaze,” Ram Singh, assistant sub-inspector (ASI) at station road police station Ratlam, said as quoted by media.
According to reports, Babulal used to drink a lot and must have done the shocking act under the influence of alcohol. “When family members came to know what he had done after he started shouting, they immediately rushed him to the district hospital for treatment. He had received burn injuries on his face, head and hands. He had received around 60 percent burn injuries”, Ram Singh added.
Further investigations going on and a death case had been lodged by the police.