In an incident that shocked the world, a massive fight broke out between some cricketers and a group of bat-yielding thugs during a charity cricket match in the English non-metropolitan county of Kent.
The match that is being talked about, was being played at Mote Park Cricket Club in Maidstone on Sunday as a part of a tournament organized by “Share for Care” to raise money for some noble cause. Share for Care reportedly helps poor people who are in need of medicinal treatment in Pakistan.
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The charity cricket match was abandoned after a fight that saw players striking each other with bats broke out between two teams. It took just a few seconds for the situation to turn into an absolute mess. Several people hit the floor injured as others started swinging their willows unconventionally to hurt them. Many of them got injured and had to be taken to a nearby hospital.
Police and paramedics were soon called to the spot to control the situation. Shehzad Akram, the organizer of the event, told the publication: “We tried our best for charity and these lunatics just spoiled it.’
“I don’t know what the main reason was behind it, but there were some troublemakers on the ground. They started fighting with their bats and hitting people,” he added in a statement.
“We are not happy – we don’t tolerate this behaviour,” he concluded.
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In the meanwhile, the club has issued a statement condemning the incident. They also mentioned that the there should have been better management on part of the organisers.
The Mote CC would like to distance ourselves from any events that took place at our club yesterday.”
“We do not oversee and are not responsible for the behaviour of any of those who commercially rent our ground. We do not condone these events and are saddened and disappointed in the organisers and those involved with the incident.”