‘Stop Adani’ Protestors invade Sydney Cricket Ground
Fans protested against a $ 1 billion loan to mining company Adani for a controversial project in Queensland in the first ODI between Australia and India at the SCG. A group of around 50 protesters had made feel their presence known before the match commenced at the SCG. One of the protestors reached closed to the pitch before being removed from the field of play just as Navdeep Saini was going to start his over.
The protesters’ T-shirts read “#StopAdani” on the front, while in the back, they said “Stop Coal. #StopAdani. Take action.” The protesters stood near the centre wicket for almost two minutes before security raced onto the ground as a pack to escort them away.