India vs Australia 2013: Police resort to lathicharge to disperse cricket fans crowding for 6th ODI tickets

The frenzy for tickets began after it was announced that the tickets for the match was sold out © IANS (Representational Photo)

Nagpur: Oct 26, 2013

The Nagpur city police used force to disperse mob of cricket fans who became unruly after learning that tickets for the sixth ODI between India and Australia, scheduled to be played on October 30, have been sold out.

Vidarbha Cricket Association opened the sale of Rs 300 and Rs 500 tickets at a school near the VCA Stadium in Civil Lines area, and soon the tickets were sold out.

Tension prevailed as many ticket-seekers were disappointed. Some barricades were pushed down. Police resorted to “mild” lathicharge to disperse the crowd. Nobody was injured.

Australia are currently leading the series 2-1 with two more matches to go.