Shiv Sena vs Cricket
# 1991: Shiv Sainiks damaged the pitch of Wankhede Stadium to sabotage a cricket match with Pakistan....india Updated: Nov 16, 2009 12:49 IST
# 1991: Shiv Sainiks damaged the pitch of Wankhede Stadium to sabotage a cricket match with Pakistan.
# 1999: Eight years after vandalizing the pitch of the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Shiv Sainiks damaged the pitch of Feroz Shah Kotla Grounds in Delhi protesting against Pakistan cricket team playing in India.
# 2006: Nearly 60 activists of the Shiv Sena were arrested in Mohali, as they protested close to the venue of the ICC Champions Trophy match between Pakistan and New Zealand.
# July 2009: The Shiv Sena party workers threatened to disrupt IPL matches next year and protested outside the board headquarters in Mumbai after it scrapped the event named after the late D.B. Deodhar, a respected batsman who hailed from Maharashtra.
# October 2009: Shiv Sainiks threatened to disrupt Mohali ODI against Australia on November 2 in protest against the racial abuse of Indians.
# November 2009: Sachin Tendulkar criticised by Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray for saying he is an Indian first and then a Maharashtrian.