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News Daily Digital Desk: There was chaos during the purchase of tickets for the India vs Australia T20 match at the Hyderabad Gymkhana Ground. At least four people were injured after being trampled in the crowd. However, according to private sources, the number of victims is twenty people. By the way, the third match of the T20 series will be held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. The problem is to buy tickets for that match.
There were far more people who came than tickets were sold. Because of the rain, many people tried to approach the gate. We intervened and forced them to stand in line. 4 policemen and 4-5 civilians sustained minor injuries: C Deepti, DCP, North Zone, Hyderabad https://t.co/dbBW1qxl9n pic.twitter.com/7ZyEuuQSt4
— ANI (@ANI) September 22, 2022
It was learned that the offline ticket office was opened at the Gym Khana site on Thursday. Cricket fans gathered in large numbers. The police could not cope with the agitated crowd. Chaos erupted among cricket fans even before they got their tickets. Many were trampled while buying tickets in the crowd. Seven of them are in serious condition.
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To control the situation, the local police had to use batons. After some time, the situation normalizes. It is reported that seven victims have been hospitalized. A video of police officers attacking a crowd with batons has gone viral. However, the physical condition of the victims is assessed as stable.
#Update: 20 wounded. 7 Transferred to Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad. They have minor injuries. He was treated on an outpatient basis and was under observation.
Paytm on Thursday opened a counter at the Gymkhana premises to sell tickets for the #IndiaAustralia match on September 25
— @Coreena Enet Suares (@CoreenaSuares2) September 22, 2022
According to the police, many people came to buy tickets. But it was not possible to sell such a number of tickets. As it was raining, many wanted to go and stand in front of the field gate. Local DCP C Deepti said, “We have asked everyone to queue up. Then the jostling began. Police officers were also injured during the entire incident.”
India are playing a three-match series against Australia as part of their preparations for the T20 World Cup. Australia beat India by four wickets in the first match. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are injury free in this match. However, India scored 208 runs under the leadership of KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya. Australia won the match chasing record scores. In the second match, these teams will meet on Friday. Rohit’s side will be desperate to win this match to level the series.
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