Clashes broke out at AMU over Indo-Pak T20 match

, 10:53 AM IST

Aligarh: Clashes broke out at the Aligarh Muslim University during the World T20 cricket match between India and Pakistan.leaving one student critical.

According to a report published in Hindustan Times, the clashes took place between two groups during the cricket match between India and Pakistan on March 19.

Police were deployed in large numbers after shots were reportedly fired while students at the public-funded institute were watching on television the marquee contest that India won.

The two countries are intense rivals on the cricket field with the competition heightened by a dose of hostile geopolitics and passions of 1.4 billion people.

AMU proctor Prof M Mohsin Khan said the student, who is in hospital, was injured in celebratory firing.