New Delhi: The third Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test between India and Australia (IND vs AUS) is played in Sydney.
In this match, the case of the racial comment made on Indian melon Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj was caught up.
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After continuing to squeal, Cricket Australia sprang into action and hastily issued a statement and apologized. The board posted a statement on the matter on its official Twitter account.
Cricket Australia reaffirmed its policy of zero tolerance towards discriminatory behavior in all its forms following allegations of racial abuse of members of the Indian cricket team by part of the crowd at SCG yesterday. Full statement pic.twitter.com/34RYcfKj8q
– Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) January 10, 2021
According to the statement, “some of the Indian cricketers were reportedly commented on Saturday by certain groups of spectators. Cricket Australia makes it clear that we have a zero tolerance policy on all types of discriminatory behavior.
According to the statement, “Sean Cortell, Head of Cricket Australia’s Integrity and Security Department, has said that anyone involved in indecent remarks and incidents of harassment will have no place in Australian cricket.”
Cricket Australia strongly condemns discriminatory behavior in all respects. Sean Cortell said: “If you are involved in racist speech then you are not welcome in Australian cricket.”
Cortel added: “Cricket Australia is awaiting the upcoming ICC investigation report, which was reported to the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday.”
He said: “When the culprits are identified, strict action will be taken against them under the anti-harassment rule.” This includes the long-term restrictions and the New South Wales tenure.
Cortel also said, “ As the host of the series, we sincerely apologize to the friends of the Indian cricket team. We assure them that they will be fully protected.