Virat Kohli fan murders Rohit Sharma supporter for talking ill of RCB, held

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, October 15, 2022, 12:04 AM IST
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A 21-year-old man in Tamil Nadu was arrested Thursday for allegedly killing his friend following a drunken fight over who was a better cricketer – Rohit Sharma or Virat Kohli, The Indian Express reported

The incident happened in Tamil Nadu’s Poyyur village in Ariyalur district.

The deceased was identified as P Vignesh (24) and he was a Rohit Sharma fan while Dharmaraj, a Virat Kohli supporter, were apparently discussing cricket which later turned into a brawl and escalated. Dharmaraj attacked Vignesh with a bottle and later hit him with a cricket bat on the head. 

As per the information shared by the police, Vignesh was supporting Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) while Dharmaraj was a Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) supporter. 

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