ICC T20 World Cup: ICC asks Emirates Cricket Board to investigate alleged forceful entry of ticket-less Afghan supporters | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: The ICC has instructed the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) to conduct an in depth investigation into the unruly behaviour of the ticket-less Afghanistan followers gathered outdoors the Dubai International Stadium for the T20 World Cup Super 12 match between their nation and Pakistan.
More than 16,000 tickets had been issued for Friday night time’s recreation between Pakistan and Afghanistan, however 1000’s of ticket-less followers travelled to the venue after which tried to drive their means by way of contained in the stadium premises.
“Dubai Police and security staff secured the stadium to ensure the safety of everyone inside and brought in significant additional resources to disperse the crowd and calm the situation,” the ICC stated in a press release.
“At approximately 7pm, Dubai Police directed that all gates should remain closed and no further entry was permitted to maintain a safe and controlled environment inside the venue.”
The governing physique has requested the ECB to be taught classes from the incident and work carefully with the authorities to be sure that there isn’t any repeat of this example sooner or later.
“The ICC, BCCI and ECB apologise to any fans with valid tickets who were unable to enter the stadium tonight and request they contact the ticket provider,” the assertion added.
Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by 5 wickets to register their third consecutive win within the Super 12 stage of the showpiece.

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