Australian cricket team bus window shattered by rock

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This statement of Raj came after a rock was allegedly thrown at the Australian team bus as they were on their way back to the team hotel from the Barsapara Cricket Stadium, following their eight-wicket win in the second T20I of the three-match series in Guwahati.

Indian Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, an Olympic silver medalist in shooting, said there were tight security arrangements in place for the Australian team as well as for the players taking part in the Under-17 FIFA World Cup.

Cricket Australia's news site cricket.com.au said no-one was hurt and nobody was sitting in the seat next to the window when it was broken by the rock "believed to be roughly the size of a cricket ball".

Meanwhile, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has strongly condemned the alleged incident of pelting stones by some unscrupulous elements at the bus carrying Australian cricketers and terming the incident "unfortunate", Sonowal vowed to take strictest action against the culprits.

"Investigation is on full swing & Police have already picked up 2 suspects". Whoever indulged in the act did it with the sole objective of defaming Assam and derailing our journey towards excellence.

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The governing body said after the Chittagong incident that it was comfortable with security in Bangladesh.

On the other hand, Guwahati city police commissioner Hiren Nath said that, a team of the Guwahati city police headed by a DIG was probing the incident.

"Personal security of visiting athletes & teams is extremely important for us", he tweeted.

The photo he posted on Twitter showed a shattered window pane with a large hole. The 27-year-old was playing only his second game at the worldwide level on Tuesday when India and Australia locked horns in the second T20 match.

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