‘No $1BN Adani Loan’: Extraordinary scenes as protesters hit India-Australia ODI

By: Sports Desk |

November 27, 2020 1:10:53 pm

Protesters invaded the pitch to protest towards Adani throughout the India vs Australia 1st ODI. (Twitter)

Two protesters stopped play throughout the first ODI between India and Australia once they made their into the sector earlier than being escorted out on Friday.

One of the invaders, carrying a placard ‘No $1BN Adani Loan’, managed to succeed in the pitch simply earlier than pacer Navdeep Saini was on the brink of bowl the sixth over of Australia’s innings.

“We’ve got a couple of pitch invaders protesting about something,” Adam Gilchrist stated on Fox Sports.

“We’ll await safety to return and get them and take away them.

“We don’t see any urgency from security at the moment.”

Explained: What is Adani coal-mining mission in Australia

Denouncing India’s Adani Group’s coal mission in Australia, Ben Burdett, one of many SCG protesters, stated in an announcement, “Millions of Indian taxpayers who are watching the first game of the Indian cricket tour have a right to know that the State Bank of India is considering handing their taxes to a billionaire’s climate-wrecking coal mine.”

Adani has confronted country-wide protests in Australia towards the Queensland mission, and plenty of have run an “Adani go back” marketing campaign to discourage the group from shifting forward.

Protesters have raised issues that the mission can presumably improve world warming and in addition threaten the Great Barrier Reef.

However, that was not all as protestors additionally gathered exterior the Sydney cricket floor and raised slogans.

Fans have returned to the bottom for the primary time because the coronavirus pandemic compelled video games earlier than empty stadiums internationally.

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