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The third T20 between India and Australia is scheduled to take place in Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad on September 25th, Sunday. The tickets are announced to be sold from today in Gymkhana Ground and the crowds rushed for tickets early in the morning. The cops could not control the crowds in the Gymkhana Ground and a stampede took place this afternoon. Four people got injured in the incident and they are rushed to a private hospital in the city. The cops started lathi charge to control the situation. A video of the incident that is shared by ANI is now going viral all over. The Hyderabad cops are spotted beating the youth and people near the Gymkhana Ground.
#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— ANI (@ANI) September 22, 2022
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Australia is leading the T20 series by 1-0 in the three-match series. The team chased a mamooth 209 in the first T20 match. There is huge demand for the tickets for the other two matches. The Hyderabad Cricket Association is slammed and trolled for the poor arrangements. They could not predict the massive crowds and the security arrangements were not upto the mark. The cops used batons to control the crowds at the Gymkhana Ground in Secunderabad. The people who were present at the grounds are much higher than the tickets that are being sold. After the showers started, the people tried to reach the nearby gate after which the stampede took place. C Deepti, DCP, North Zone, Hyderabad told that they tried hard to control the situation. Four cops were injured in the incident. The tickets were planned to be sold from 10 AM till 7 PM.