New Delhi: The third Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test between India and Australia (IND vs AUS) was full of controversy. Due to the movement of spectators in the stadium, Cricket Australia was very bad.
Racial commentary on Siraj again
The game had to be stopped due to an outcry from spectators in the stands at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Many viewers made racial remarks about Mohammed Siraj. After that, 6 people who created a ruckus were thrown out of the stands by security personnel.
Once again, Siraj has been abused by the Australian mob. These are the guys who abused Siraj. # Siraj #bumrah #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/oa4Osd3vOU
– Sujal Jaiswal (@ sujal_jaiswal16) January 10, 2021
I had to stop the match
Due to this act of spectators, all the players reached the midfield and the match had to be stopped for a while. Then the referee called tea time. The game started a little later. Mohammed Siraj complained about the incident to the field referee.
Jafar remembered ‘Veer-Zara’
Former India Test opener Wasim Jaffer responded to Siraj’s behavior in a very loving manner. Sharing the image of Shahrukh Khan and Preity Zinta in the film Veer-Zaara, he said: “The guests from my country are called God. He also wrote, “I’m just saying this.
Just say. 🙂 #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/uKwqUyMY7D
– Wasim Jaffer (@ WasimJaffer14) January 10, 2021
The incident also took place on the third day
On the third day of the Sydney test, a drunk spectator present at the stadium called himself Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj as “ monkey ” (monkey), after which the BCCI called the ICC (ICC) filed a official complaint before the match referee.
The board apologizes
Cricket Australia has officially apologized for the incident. The council said in its statement: “We have a zero tolerance policy towards all types of discriminatory behavior. As the hosts of the series, we sincerely apologize to the friends of the Indian cricket team.
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