Barabati Indiscipline: OCA Submits Report To BCCI, Case Against Uruly Spectators

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Bhubaneswar, October 8:  While the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has submitted its report to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on the hurling of bottles by the spectators during the T20 match between India and South Africa at Barabati Stadium, the Commissionerate Police on Wednesday registered a case agsinst the unruly spectators who hurled bottles into the ground.

Earlier, BCCI President Shashank Manohar directed the OCA to file a report on the incident within 48 hours following which the OCA submitted its report.

Addressing the media persons OCA secretary Asirbad Behera said, "They had given us 48 hours to send the report. We have sent the reply today itself. We have assured them that such incidents will not occur in the future. We won't allow water bottles to be taken inside the stadium in future. We hope BCCI will be satisfied with our reply"

Later today, the the police took suo motto cognizance and registered a case at Cantonment police station in a wake of nationwide uproar over crowd violence, which disrupted the match for several hours.

DCP Sanjeev Arora informed that the police will carry on the investigation on the basis on the CCTV footages of the stadium to identify the miscreants. Stringent actions will be taken against them, he added.

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