But the situation soon turned out of control and a stampede broke out, with excited fans coming in excessive numbers and causing law and order issues. Police lathi-charged to disperse the massive crowd and restore control.
Watch Video: Here are some videos doing the rounds on Twitter of the Hyderabad stampede
#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
HYD: Uncontrolled situation at #Gymkhana Grounds. Police baton charge. Thousands of cricket fans. Fans standing in the queue from 2 AM.
1 woman killed and 4 Injured in the #stampede to buy tickets in #Hyderabad#IndiaVsAustralia #Gymkhana #Secunderabad#Cricket #IndiavsAustralia pic.twitter.com/0kkTBI4Bx2
— Chaudhary Parvez (@ChaudharyParvez) September 22, 2022
— Sai Teja (@saisaysz) September 22, 2022
— Ajay Dhumal (@ajaydhumal5500) September 22, 2022
Coming to the series between these two sides, Australia currently leads it 1-0.
Coming to the first T20I at Mohali, after being put to bat first by Australia, India lost skipper Rohit Sharma (11) and Virat Kohli (2) for cheap scores. This left Men in Blue struggling at 35/2. KL Rahul (55) and Suryakumar Yadav (46) then stabilised the innings with a 68-run stand. Then, Hardik Pandya played a brilliant knock of 71* off just 30 balls with seven fours and five sixes to finish the innings at 208/6.
Chasing 209, openers Aaron Finch (22) and Cameron Green stitched a quickfire 39-run stand to get Australia off to a solid start. Green played some really impressive strokes and stitched a 70-run stand with Steve Smith (35). Green was dismissed for an impressive 61 off 30 balls.
Cameron Green was adjudged as ‘Man of the Match’ for his 61 and 1/46.
The second T20I match will take place on Friday in Nagpur at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium.
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