With London riots spreading to Birmingham, the third Test between India and England is under the clouds of uncertainty. The 3rd Test starts August 10 at Edgbaston. The players have been asked to stay in their hotels. Here are some of the tweets from the players on the riots.
Suresh Raina (India): Every thing safe here guys don't worry thanks for your concern....focus on 3 test can't wait to wait for the match
Stuart Broad (England): Police vans all around Birmingham where we are right now. Either @alexhales is in town or these riots are spreading.
This was also re-tweeted by Raina.
Tim Bresnan (England): Just seen the rioters in Birmingham fleeing down the main street followed by a load of police in the full get up. What's going on?
Kevin Pietersen (England): They have just locked our hotel in Birmingham. Riots just started here. Insane!
Andrew Flintoff (Former England skipper): I think it's harsh to have a pop at the police. They too are putting themselves in danger to protect us!I hope everyone's behaving up north.
Pat Symcox (South African cricketer-turned-commentator): seeing the riots in UK! What the heck is going on in???Time for serious hard crackdown on those out of line!
Take the bloody Olympics away if it doesn't end by lunch 2morrow!u will see ordinary folk taking a hold of the rioters and hanging them!
Aug 18 2011,15:30 (IST)
Aug 10 2011,15:30 (IST)
Jul 29 2011,15:30 (IST)
Jul 21 2011,15:30 (IST)