Azharuddin & HCA Members Booked by Hyderabad Police After Stampede.

Hyderabad : Hyderabad City police have booked Hyderabad Cricket Association’s(HCA) President Mohammad Azharuddin and other members following the Gymkhanna ground’s stampede-like-situation. The complaint was filed by a sub inspector who was injured in the stampede as well as an injured lady. It has been alleged that the HCA sold tickets at an enlarged price in black.

On 25 September, Hyderabad is set to host the India-Australia match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) led by former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin has appointed Paytm as its contractor to sell tickets online and offline.

Quoting Begumpet police inspector P Srinivas Rao, a report by Newsmeter said, ” A high stake of T20 cricket match tickets were sold in black, alleged the lady. On Thursday when HCA’s appointed contractor Paytm opened a counter in Gymkhanna grounds in Secunderabad, the crowd turned berserk when a man claimed that only 3000 tickets were left while the rest had been sold out. Following this, the crowd turned restive leading to stampede like situation”.

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