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Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) President Mohammed Azharuddin on Friday said he was disappointed by the stampede-like situation at the Gymkhana here during the ticketing process for the India vs Australia T20 match on May 25. 9 but says the association is not at fault. in the unfortunate incident. He refused to blame anyone and said he was very disappointed with what had happened. “I don’t want to blame anyone. Why should I blame anyone. Really, I’m very disappointed with what happened. My heart goes out to the families. We are taking care of you. them,” he told reporters in Hyderabad when asked who he was. responsible for the stampede-like situation on Thursday.
“Whatever has happened, from our Association we’re taking care of their medical expenses. If there’s anything more we can do, we’ll definitely do it. But, if you see what’s been going on, we will. happened yesterday, it is not the fault of the Hyderabad Cricket Association,” he said.
When asked about the steps being taken to prevent such incidents from happening again in the future, he said tickets sold by the association’s ticketing partner did a good job and there was no confusion.
Referring to the allegations of tickets being sold in black, he said the police and the association would take strict action if any such incident happened.
“When you’re selling tickets online, how can anyone do it from our black side, I don’t understand,” he said, explaining the procedure involved in the process.
He hopes cricket lovers will enjoy the match on September 25.
Four people suffered minor injuries when a stampede-like situation occurred on Thursday at Gymkhana Stadium in the city, where thousands of cricket fans gathered to buy tickets for the match scheduled for Tuesday. September 25th.
Police said the injured were taken to hospital and are fine.
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