Bangladesh cricket fans stone West Indies World Cup team busMarch 4th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Mar 4(ANI): Bangladesh cricket fans on Friday attacked the West Indies team’s bus after the home team crashed to a nine-wicket defeat in their World Cup Group B game at Mirpur’s Shere Bangla National Stadium.
According to the Sun, two windows of the bus were shattered as it was leaving the stadium after the match.
“A couple of fans threw stones, two hit the window and it just broke. No one was hurt and we are safe back in the hotel,” the tabloid quoted a West Indies team spokesman, as saying.
Meanwhile, West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle has blasted security arrangements following the incident.
“Bangladesh stoning our bus!!! Freaking glass Break!!! This is c***, can’t believe … what next bullets!!!!” Gayle wrote in his Twitter post.
“This is ridiculous!!! Damn!!! W Cup with so many security an this happen!! Big Joke!!! Trust me I’m not keen here!!! … players lay flat!!!” he added. (ANI)
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