It was a nightmare for the hundreds of cricket followers who descended on the Gymkhana floor with the hope of purchasing for tickets for the T-20 worldwide match between India and Australia, scheduled to be held at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad on Thursday.
It was a sorry sight to see so many ladies cricket followers who had been standing inside the queue since early morning, with simply a few of them had been seen holding youngsters of their arms. Many had been injured inside the utter chaos on the underside at the same time as police wished to resort to lathicharge the followers.
although there have been studies of a lady fan succumbing to the accidents inside the melee, the best police official on the spot was seen insisting to a tv channel that it was not true and simply a few had been rushed for remedy of minor accidents.
“We don’t assume they even purchased one hundred tickets on the two counters even after two hours of wait after the sale started at 10.00 am at the second,” the followers alleged.
huge crowd turned up the Gymkhana floor in Secunderabad on September 21, 2022, to buy tickets for the third and closing T-20 worldwide between India and Australia to be performed in Hyderabad on September 25. They returned empty handed as tickets weren’t purchased.
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“It was a clear case of poor dealing with of the ticket sale and questioned the logic of HCA in promoting tickets when on-line transactions would have been extra viable and simpler for us,” many followers complained.
“We acquired here right here to buy tickets to not face this form of remedy. We blame the HCA for this full mess,” acknowledged one in every of many irate followers who was trapped inside the chaos.
Many questioned the best methodology HCA prime brass dealt with the tickets sale and even alleged that in response to the officers solely three,000 tickets had been out there for promoting contained in the two counters.
Clearly, there is a communication hole from the HCA side as a consequence of the media launch late on Wednesday night didn’t give the exact break-up on the pricing of numerous denominations, and worse not like to this level the place the tickets had been on sale at fully different centres inside the twin cities moreover on-line sale.
sports activities Minister summons HCA officers
In a associated development, Telangana sports activities Minister V. Srinivas Goud, summoned the HCA officers collectively with the president Mohd Azharuddin to his official chambers to hunt a proof with regard to the full situation. “we now should know what quantity of tickets had been up on the market, what quantity of complimentaries acquired, and fully different associated particulars,” the Minister acknowledged.
“that is typically a full failure of the HCA,” the Minister added.
“it is disgusting that the HCA officers, regardless of being warned about this form of hassle cropping up, didn’t hassle to take corrective measures,” he acknowledged.