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Cricketer carries Just Stop Oil protester off Lord’s Cricket Ground



The environmental group has accused the trade of being hypocritical and “attempting to advertise a clear picture”.

Protesters from the Just Stop Oil local weather activist group ran onto the pitch and briefly interrupted the second match of The Ashes cricket sequence between England and Australia on Wednesday.

The protester was carried off the sector by cricket participant Jonny Bairstow.

Just Stop Oil mentioned in a press release: “Lord’s Cricket Ground boasts about being powered by 100% renewable vitality, but their principal companion is JP Morgan, the world’s worst fossil financial institution that contributed $317 billion in fossil gas financing from 2016 to 2020.”

Just earlier than Stuart Broad bowled the second over, two protesters ran out of the grandstand and onto the outfield, sprinkling the group’s trademark orange powder on the sq. however not on the pitch.

Bairstow grabbed one of many demonstrators and carried them off the taking part in floor, with the opposite apprehended by stewards. A 3rd demonstrator was tackled earlier than making it onto the outfield.

Spectators booed the protesters as they had been led away by stewards. Metropolitan Police later mentioned that they had arrested three folks.

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