Australian cricket players have reportedly been “physically harassed” by a group of locals in search for tickets for the second Test in Kingston.
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According to the Sydney Morning Herald, players were surrounded by a group of men seeking access to the match during a training session at Sabina Park on Wednesday.
All-rounder Shane Watson reportedly handed over some of his allocation of tickets to locals, sparking a confrontation between the ticket hunters.
The commotion caused Australia’s team bus to be delayed with locals clashing just inside the front gates of the stadium.
SMH’s report suggests there was a severe lack of security at the venue, and one man is said to have stood beside the Australian bus as the team boarded and abused Darren Lehmann’s side for not handing out more tickets.
Clarke downplayed the incident, however he admitted his side faced many “challenges” in the Carribbean.
Australia lead the series 1-0 following a comfortable nine-wicket win in Dominica last week.