Australia's team bus attacked with stones in Guwahati

Incident occurs after Kangaroos victory in second T20I of three-match series on Tuesday


News Desk October 10, 2017
PHOTO: CRICKET AUSTRALIA

A rock has shattered a window on the Australian cricket team's bus after their T2oI victory over India in Guwahati, according to the Associated Press.

No one was injured in the incident which happened as the team was returning to their hotel from the Barsapara Stadium on Wednesday morning.

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The rock left a large hole in a window towards the back of the bus. The seat next to the window was unoccupied at the time.

Australia opener Aaron Finch tweeted a picture of the broken window.



It's the first international match to be played in the north-eastern city of Guwahati for eight years.

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It comes a month after a similar incident in Bangladesh where a rock broke a window, prompting security to be beefed up.

Authorities believed local children were behind the rock-throwing.

Earlier, India had a forgettable outing with both bat and ball as Australia bounced back in the T20 series with a crushing eight-wicket win in the second game on Tuesday, according to the Times of India newspaper.

Rookie pacer Jason Behrendorff (4/21) ripped through the Indian batting to restrict the hosts to a below par 118.

Later, Travis Head (48 off 34) and Moises Henriques (62 off 46) shared an unbeaten 109-run stand off 76 balls to fire Australia to a series levelling win in just 15.3 overs.

The victory was also Australia's first over India in eight T20 Internationals. The series decider will be played in Hyderabad on Friday.

COMMENTS (10)

Rahul | 4 years ago | Reply @London Banker: "ICC should ban India from cricket. A mediocre team with a mediocre standing" Being world #1 in tests and ODI is mediocre standing to you??? "Nothing of value to add to cricket" Money has a lot of value I presume.
MSG | 4 years ago | Reply @London Banker: India is number one team in Test, ODI and hopefully in T20 cricket. Period. Who is adding value, everyone knows. Pakistan just lost test series against Srilanka. Better concentrate on your cricket. As far throwing stones is concerned, Australia and other teams(except Pakistan) will play again and again in India. You needn't worry.
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