Jarvo 69 and Jonny Bairstow at the Oval. Photo- Getty

Effectively-known YouTube prankster Jarvo69 or Daniel Jarvis has been discovered responsible of aggravated trespassing in the course of the 2021 Oval Check match between England and India the place he had collided with England batter, Jonny Bairstow.

The 34-year-old who’s a self-proclaimed ‘the one white Check participant for India’, grew to become a nuisance for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), as he made a mockery of their safety preparations by repeatedly breaching it by coming into the sphere of play a number of instances in the course of the 2021 Check sequence between England and India.

He had first breached safety at Lord’s in the course of the second Check when India was fielding, as he wore an India Check white uniform and took place to bowl. He then appeared once more, sporting Check whites just like these of the Indian workforce’s with Jarvo and quantity 69 on the again, in the course of the third Check in Headingley.

Prankster "Jarvo" Who Invaded Pitch During India vs England Oval Test Held Guilty Of Aggravated Trespassing
‘Jarvo 69’ cordoned off by safety officers [Image- Twitter]

He was sporting a helmet, pads, and gloves and carried a bat, able to take strike as India misplaced a wicket earlier than he was dragged off the bottom by safety.

Daniel Jarvis (Jarvo) Discovered Responsible Of Aggravated Trespass By Croydon Magistrates’ Court docket’s District Decide Daniel Benjamin

Jarvo as soon as once more struck on the fourth Check in Oval and even tried to bowl a supply to Ollie Pope and collided with non-striker Jonny Bairstow in his runup. He was once more caught and faraway from the sphere of play, whereas many questioned his antics saying that it was no extra a joke, however a severe breach of safety.

Jarvis, who has a YouTube account with greater than 170,000 subscribers, was arrested over the stunt and later charged with aggravated trespass.

Daniel-jarvis. PC- Twitter
Daniel-jarvis. PC- Twitter

At Croydon Magistrates’ Court docket on Wednesday, District Decide Daniel Benjamin stated: “The difficulty within the case is straight ahead, particularly whether or not he supposed to disrupt the Check match. I discover Mr Jarvis responsible of aggravated trespass.”

The choose and the courtroom have been proven footage of him operating onto the pitch, plus a video he recorded displaying him hiding in a bathroom earlier than sprinting onto the sphere after receiving a cellphone name telling him to go.

Jarvo colling with Jonny Bairstow during Oval Test in 2021. PC- PA
Jarvo colling with Jonny Bairstow throughout Oval Check in 2021. PC- PA

Throughout cross-examination, prosecutor Nicola Grindey stated: “ when happening to a world cricket subject they’ll’t proceed to play when you’re on there. You had the cricket ball as a result of your intention was to run on and successfully bowl the ball in direction of the wicket. Once you ran out you may see one of many England gamers in full batting gear – you bumped into him. You knew you weren’t allowed on the pitch as a result of you’ve got been on cricket pitches earlier than and been requested to go away.”

Jarvis, who self-represented after his request to adjourn the case was dismissed, whereas he argued that he was not arrested the primary two instances and claimed that he wasn’t “breaking any regulation” and “nobody has been prosecuted for this stuff earlier than”.

Jarvis claimed he didn’t consider he was trespassing as a result of he had a ticket, claiming folks “run out bare” throughout video games however don’t get arrested.

The choose adjourned sentencing on the identical courtroom till 19 October, to permit for the preparation of pre-sentence reviews.

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