Sport Indian fans apologise for Australian cricket team's shattered bus window

09:33  12 october  2017
09:33  12 october  2017 Source:   ABC News

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After miscreants had shattered the window of Australia ' s team bus on Tuesday, hundreds of fans carrying placards of Fans were on hand to apologise to Aaron Finch and co at the airport. Guwahati, the venue for the recently concluded second T20I between India and Australia , showed its ugly side

But, it seems this miffed the cricket crazy fans of India , one of whom decided to target the Australian cricket team bus . The photo he posted on Twitter showed a shattered window pane with a large hole.

Cricket fans in Guwahati, India, apologise to the Australian cricket team for the stone-pelting incident.© Twitter/ @Rocco_2Point0 Cricket fans in Guwahati, India, apologise to the Australian cricket team for the stone-pelting incident.

Indian fans in Guwahati have gathered to hold up signs apologising for the incident that saw a rock shatter a window of the Australian cricket team's bus.

A rock was thrown through the bus window following Australia's Twenty20 win over India in Guwahati.

No-one was injured in the incident that happened as the team was returning to their hotel from the Barsapara Stadium.

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.

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GUWAHTI: Australian cricket team ’ s bus , carrying players and staff, has been attacked hours after their T20 victory over India here in Guwahati. A rock was thrown at the coach that shattered a window , fortunately

Photo: cricket australia . A rock has shattered a window on the Australian cricket team ’ s bus after their T2o victory over India in Guwahati, according to the Australian Associated Press.

But many Indians have been appalled by the incident, and are concerned about their international reputation.

In a show of numbers, fans lined the road to the airport holding up signs apologising to Australians, the cricket team and India's cricket governing body, the BCCI.

"It's shameful for us that some had people throw rock to the team Australia (sic)," one sign read.

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Australian team bus was attacked with stones after the conclusion of the 2nd T20I at Guwahati. While Cricket Australia is certain that it was an attack when they were travelling back from the There was shattered glass still inside scattered on the floor. Meanwhile, the Indian cricketers have turned

Rock shatters Australian cricket team ' s bus window after T20 win over India in Guwahati. Australia opener Aaron Finch says a rock shattering the team bus in India was "pretty scary", with the incident occurring following a T20 win over India .

A number of supporters also gathered at the airport to show their disgust about the incident.

The game won by Australia was the first international match to be played in the north-eastern city of Guwahati for eight years.

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

On that occasion the team was travelling in an armed convoy amid a level of security usually granted to visiting heads of state, with roads blocked off and armed guards patrolling crowds while the convoy was moving.

Authorities believed local children were behind the Bangladesh rock throwing.


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