Sydney (SunstarTV Bureau): On the fourth day of the ongoing Sydney Test match against Australia, the Indian cricket team was abused by a group of unruly spectators those rigged the line of limit and abused Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj on ground.
Reportedly, the incident unearthed on Saturday when Indian pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj said racist comments were passed on them as they fielded on the boundary line.
According to sources, on Sunday, as Bumrah was about to start running in during the 86th over of Australia’s second innings, Siraj walked up to stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane, and umpires Paul Reiffel and Paul Wilson.
As per Siraj’s statement, “A section of crowd racially abused me while i was fielding in front of the Breongle and Clive Churchill stands at the same area of the ground from where the racist chants were made. As I at the abusers, all the players including the Australian Batsman, Captain Tim Paine and Cameron Green stood together at the middle of the ground.”
The police evicted six people from the ground for their filthy racist comments.
Australia Cricket said that they have launched an investigation with the New South Wales police into the incident where the International Cricket Council, also condemned the matter, stated.
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