Three Arrested Protectors Charged for Invading Lord’s Cricket Floor: UK Information

Protesters needed to be carried off the pitch after they disrupted the cricket match (Image: Getty)

A bunch of Simply Cease Oil activists have been charged with aggravated trespass after invading the Lord’s pitch through the second Ashes check.

They enraged cricket followers after they ran onto the Lord’s pitch and threw orange powder into the air, spurring gamers and England captain Ben Stokes to intervene.

Now, Judit Murray, 69, Daniel Knorr, 21, and Jacob Bourne, 26, will face legal motion and seem at Westminster Magistrates’ Courtroom on July 31. The fees carry a most penalty of three months in jail.

Metropolitan Police superintendent Gerry Parker, stated: ‘We won’t tolerate legal or anti-social behaviour and there are severe penalties for individuals who interact in legal acts.’

England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow blocked one, believed to be Knorr, and carried him all the best way off the sector earlier than handing him to a steward.

One other was blocked from reaching the pitch by Mr Stokes and Australia opener David Warner earlier than being tackled to the bottom by a steward and faraway from the taking part in space.

The disruption precipitated a slight delay as floor workers cleared powder from the outfield and Bairstow returned to the England dressing room to alter his shirt and gloves.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 28: Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow of England with 'Just Stop Oil' protestors during Day One of the LV= Insurance Ashes 2nd Test match between England and Australia at Lord's Cricket Ground on June 28, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Philip Brown/Popperfoto/Popperfoto via Getty Images)

Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow confronting Simply Cease Oil protestors (Image: Getty)

Cricket - Ashes - Second Test - England v Australia - Lord's Cricket Ground, London, Britain - June 28, 2023 Police officers carry a just stop oil protester Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra

A Simply Cease Oil protester being carried off the pitch by police (Image: Reuters)

Simply Cease Oil stated: ‘It’s simply not cricket to license new oil, gasoline and coal while the local weather disaster knocks us for six.

‘The Simply Cease Oil supporters are demanding the UK Govt instantly halt and new fossil gas tasks within the UK and are calling on Lord’s to make a press release demanding the identical.

‘In latest weeks, Asia has been experiencing a historic heatwave. Experiences point out that cricket would be the hardest hit of all the main pitch sports activities by the acute situations wrought by the local weather disaster—a lot of the cricketing world is at severe danger.

‘Lord’s Cricket Floor boasts about being powered by 100% renewable power, 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.’

Right this moment, it emerged that Knorr made a video simply earlier than he stormed the pitch.

He stated: ‘I feel I ought to be fairly nervous, s***ing myself as they are saying, however I really feel fairly serene as a result of I don’t have a alternative. It’s too horrible to think about’.

‘All the pieces we find out about our present lifestyle will be unable to proceed. I don’t wish to stay by that – I don’t need anybody else to stay by that basically. I really feel that I’ve to do one thing. If it has a small likelihood of convincing different individuals to do one thing, then I’ll do it’.

Simply Cease Oil has been staging every day protests since April 24, disrupting high-profile occasions together with the Chelsea Flower Present, the Gallagher Premiership rugby ultimate at Twickenham and the World Snooker Championship, in addition to holding every day sluggish marches on main London roads.

It’s calling for an finish to all new coal, oil and gasoline tasks within the UK.

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