Sunil Gavaskar stopped outside USA stadium: Security says 'don't care who the hell he is'

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Lauderhill, Aug 29: Legendary India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar was denied entry by the security guards during the second T20 International match between India and West Indies at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in USA.

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The former skipper and an ex-BCCI president had an unpleasant experience as security guards failed to recognise him and stopped him from entering into the stadium.

Sunil Gavaskar stopped outside USA stadium

The cricket fans gathered outside the stadium even tried to tell the security personnel about who he was, but the guards were not convinced with the their pleas and stuck to their decision.

One of the enthusiastic cricket fan, who witnessed the scene outside the stadium, took to Twitter to share that the security said, "SMG's minder was pissed. "Do you know who he is?! He needs to be inside." Security: "I don't care who the hell he is, he ain't gettin in!"

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The security standards in the USA is very strict especially when it comes to public areas. Cricket is still in budding stage in the US, hence, there is no surprise if the security personnel failed to recognise 'Little Master'.

The 67-year-old Gavaskar, who is also a commentator with the official broadcaster StarSports, didn't make a fuss out of the security personnel, who was just doing his job, and spent the time by taking selfies with his fans outside the stadium.

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He was allowed into the stadium after Team India deboarded from their bus and entered in the park.

The second T20I match was abandoned due to rain and Team India lost the two-match series 1-0 against the West Indies.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Monday, August 29, 2016, 17:58 [IST]
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