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

David Warner has said Australian cricket team has to back themselves despite suffering plenty of batting collapses on the current tour

Pretty scary having a rock thrown through the team bus window on the way back to the hotel! "In a remarkable piece of good fortune, no one was sitting on the seat next to the window when it was broken", CA's report said. While, Rathore tweeted, "India remains a graceful host", Sonowal tweeted, "Really unfortunate incident after a great game aimed to tarnish Guwahati's reputation as emerging sports hub".

We at InUth interacted with some of the prominent public figures in Assam including people from their film fraternity, media, and politics.

Cricket fans across Assam turned up at the hotel where the visitors were staying and the airport with placards apologising for the untoward incident, which showed Guwahati in bad light. "The investigation is in full swing & Police have already picked up 2 suspects". Earlier in the day, Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, condemning the incident, insisted that India was still one of the most gracious hosts in world. "Have spoken to Sarbananda Sonowalji about the Guwahati incident". So, whoever got indulged in the hooliganism did it on the sole objective of defaming Assam & derailing its journey towards the top. That prompted authorities to tighten security around the Australia team. His statement came in response to Australian opener Aaron Finch's tweet.

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

Jason Behrendorff was the star of the show for the Aussies, marking his second T20I with four wickets as David Warner's side recorded a comfortable win to level the three-match series at 1-1.

Players and staff were travelling back to the hotel from the Barsapara Stadium, when the bus was hit. Following the incident, cricketers and ministers condemned the attack and promised that security will be beefed up ahead of the third T20 in Hyderabad.



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