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Netizens Are Unhappy As Fans Were Assaulted Outside Hyderabad Stadium
By CricShots - Sep 22, 2022 3:36 pm
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The Indian cricket fans witnessed a lot of chaos outside the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on Thursday and videos of the same are making rounds on social media in which the fans were beaten through sticks by the police while waiting to collect their tickets. The venue is scheduled to host the final T20I between India and Australia and has been in the news for its improper organization.

Fans were assaulted outside the stadium

The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad was in the headlines on Thursday for all the wrong reasons after videos of unruly scenes outside the venue went viral online. The tickets have been on sale online for quite a while now but their home delivery had extra costs attached to them, upwards of INR 200 on occasions.

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Thus, the fans were asked to collect the physical copies from the box office at the venue prior to the T20I match in order to be allowed entry. Following the announcement, thousands of fans had gathered outside to get their physical copies in keen anticipation of the encounter between India and Australia in the series finale. 

Here is the video of the incident:

However, insufficient instructions and incompetent management by the Hyderabad Cricket Association have led to the fans getting subjected to assault and eventual disarray at the venue. The situation got such that the local police had to step in and take control, using their sticks in the process to ensure fans remained in the queue. 

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Nevertheless, the Indian fans on social were left furious after the incident considering innocent supporters of the game had to go through such trauma just to obtain tickets to a cricket encounter. The HCA also received major flak for being unable to organize the process properly despite the high-profile nature of the encounter, raising concerns over what might unfold on the day of the match.

Here is how the fans reacted on social media: