New Delhi: Several people were injured after a stampede broke out at Gymkhana Ground in Secunderabad today after a huge number of cricket fans gathered there to buy tickets for Sunday’s India vs Australia T20 match.
According to reports, the police had to baton-charge to disperse the crowd.
The match between India and Australia is scheduled to be played on September 25 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.
This comes after the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) decided to sell tickets offline at the Gymkhana ground in Secunderabad from 10 am to 7 pm. Following which a huge number of cricket fans gathered at the ground today in the morning.
The tickets were made available for sale after the fans’ protest.
Meanwhile, Telangana sports minister V Srinivas Goud has warned strict action against those selling tickets for India vs Australia in black market.
#WATCH | Telangana: A stampede broke out at Gymkhana Ground after a huge crowd of cricket fans gathered there to get tickets for #INDvsAUS match, scheduled for 25th Sept at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Police baton charged to disperse the crowd
4 people injured pic.twitter.com/J2OiP1DMlH
— ANI (@ANI) September 22, 2022