Sydney, Nov. 27 -- Two protestors staged a pitch invasion at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) with "No $1BN Adani loan" signs during the first One Day International (ODI) between India and Australia on November 27.

One of the invaders, carrying a placard 'No $1BN Adani Loan', managed to reach the pitch just before pacer Navdeep Saini was getting ready to bowl the sixth over of Australia's innings. "We've got a couple of pitch invaders protesting about something," Adam Gilchrist was heard saying on Fox Sports, from the commentary box.

The two protestors were escorted out of the pitch by the security after their brief invasion.

"The State Bank of India needs to bowl out Adani's loan and swing the bat for a safe future for Indians. Cricket...