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Personal security of visiting teams important: Rathore

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sports Minister today reacted sharply to the incident of stone- throwing on the Australian team's bus here, saying that security of visiting players is extremely important.

"Guwahati stone-throwing incident NOT reflective of our security measures. Aus team & are content w/those. remains a graceful host," Rathore posted on his twitter account.

The sports minister said that he has already spoken to Chief Minister about the incident.

"Have spoken to @sarbanandsonwal ji about the Guwahati incident. Personal security of visiting athletes & teams is extremely important for us," he tweeted.

A window pane of the Australian team bus was damaged in the attack. The incident took place after the visiting side defeated by eight wickets in the second T20 to level the three-match series 1-1.

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First Published: Wed, October 11 2017. 11:13 IST