The fans have been deprived of watching the cricket game sitting in the stadium for the past two years due to Corona. This time, the madness of the supporters is being caught in a familiar rhythm at the end of the Corona-episode. However, this time India vs Australia (IND vs AUS) 3rd T20I match tickets, there was chaos in Hyderabad Gymkhana ground.
The third match of the ongoing India vs Australia T20 series is scheduled to take place on Sunday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. It was for that match that the clamor for tickets reached its peak at the Gymkhana Stadium. Offline ticketing counter opened at Gymkhana ground on Thursday. A huge crowd gathered outside Paytm’s offline counter at Gymkhana Gate.
Cricket fans flocked in large numbers. The police were unable to handle the agitated crowd. Chaos erupted among the cricket fans even before they got their tickets. Many wanted to come to the counter on top of the fence of the gate. Spectators became so unruly as to buy tickets that the police were forced to use batons. After some time the situation returned to normal.
According to reports, at least 4 people were injured after being trampled in the crowd. However, according to private sources, the number of injured is twenty. Many people were also injured in the lathi charge. The condition of seven of them is critical. They have been admitted to a nearby hospital. The physical condition of the injured is said to be stable.
The video of the police baton charge has already gone viral. In this regard, local DCP C. Deepti said on behalf of the police, “Many people came to buy tickets. But it was not possible to sell that amount of tickets. As it was raining, many wanted to go and stand in front of the gate of the field. We asked everyone to stand in line. That started the stampede. Yes. A few policemen were also injured in the whole incident.”