Ugly and Unruly! When cricket fans set fire to stands, threw bottles and garbage

Oct 05, 2018, 08:14 IST
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During the 1996 World Cup semi-final, enraged spectators, who couldn’t digest India’s shocking batting collapse, threw missiles at unsuspecting Sri Lankan players, set the stands on fire, and literally turned Eden Gardens at Kolkata into a battleground. As a result, match referee Clive Lloyd awarded the game to eventual champions Sri Lanka

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On this day, back in 2015, during a match between India and South Africa, an enraged crowd threw water bottles on the cricket field after India posted a low total. We list out other such horrific incidents when cricket fans went crazy

 

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