Indian fans apologise for Australian cricket team's shattered bus window

Indian fans apologise for Australian cricket team's shattered bus window

Not the first time Australia's team bus was also struck by a rock in Bangladesh five weeks ago as it travelled back to a hotel following the first day's play of the second and final test against the home side in Chittagong. "India remains a graceful host", Rathore, who replaced Vijay Goel as the Sports Minister earlier this year, tweeted.

"Guwahati stone-throwing incident NOT reflective of our security measures".

Things turned ugly at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati after India's disheartening display in the second T20I. "While no one was injured, the Australian players were understandably shaken up by the incident". He talked about how Australian team and Federation Internationale de Football Association authorities are content with the security in the country and India will always remain a graceful host.

Admitting that the security of visiting athletes and teams is paramount, Rathore confirmed that he had a word with Sonowal regarding the incident. "Have spoken to Sarbananda Sonowalji about the Guwahati incident".

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Australian opener Aaron Finch tweeted a picture of a broken window saying, "Pretty scary having a rock thrown through the team bus window on the way back to the hotel!" The host nation is supposed to provide impeccable security to the cricket teams which are visiting for the goal of the matches.

Sonowal said he has directed Assam chief secretary Vinod Kumar Pipersenia to conduct the inquiry and submit a report to him.

"Really unfortunate incident after a great game aimed to tarnish Guwahati's reputation as emerging sports hub. We strongly condemn it". "The investigation is in full swing & Police have already picked up 2 suspects". But after a memorable win, the visitors' players got a scare when a rock, reported to be a size of a cricket ball, was thrown at their bus by some miscreant.

The incident occurred after Australia had defeated India by eight wickets at the newly built stadium to level the three-match T20I series 1-1.

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