Former India captain and Hyderabad Cricket Affiliation (HCA) president Mohammad Azharuddin defended himself and his board for the latest stampede incident during which 4 cricket followers acquired injured on the Gymkhana floor forward the India vs Australia third T20I match. There was a large quantity of cricket followers gathered to buy tickets for the third T20I earlier than a stampede broke out. Police lathi-charged to disperse the huge crowd and restore management.
This all occurred after the tickets had been solely up on the market offline and followers needed to wait in for a very long time within the queues. The watch for such a very long time triggered anger among the many crickets lovers and resulted in such a scene that police needed to take motion.
This incident introduced all of the questions on HCA officers and their president Mohammad Azharuddin for preparations. Not too long ago, the previous India captain attended a press convention for a similar matter.
‘We have now finished nothing incorrect’, says Azharuddin
“Conducting a match is just not as straightforward as sitting on this room and discussing about it,” stated Mohammad Azharuddin after receiving crucial reactions following the incident. He additionally revealed that he’ll give the world a full report of the incident quickly as nicely.
“We have now finished nothing incorrect. We’re with the followers who had been injured, and the HCA will deal with them fully. I’ll give an entire report on the sale of tickets, availability and different particulars to the minister and he’ll inform you what’s appropriate and what’s incorrect.”
“There are going to be issues. Sure, the general public desires to see the match after a three-year hole. However, once more, not all of them can do it. We are going to give all the small print on the media briefing on Friday. We have now nothing to cover. However, on the identical time we’ve got to ensure the sport goes ahead,” he added. (Video of the incident HERE)