Sydney: While the cricket community is angry over racist comments from Indian cricketers in the third test match at Sydney Cricket Ground, Australian captain Tim Paine won hearts by contacting the Indians.
A group of spectators made racist remarks at Indian fast pitcher Mohammed Siraj, causing the game to stop for a few minutes. After that some spectators were kicked out and Cricket Australia had to apologize.
Australian coach Justin Langer praised Penn’s behavior.
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Justin Langer said: ‘It’s good to see that when this incident happened today, Tim hit his (Indians). It was very good behavior. The game of cricket will always be played with a lot of competition, but both teams have good feelings towards each other and hope that they will continue in the future as well ”.
When this incident happened, Tim Paine was knocking.
The former Australian opener has expressed his disappointment that such incidents could tarnish the image of the series which unfolds with true sportsmanship between the two teams.
He said: “ We saw it during the two limited series and now we are watching it during the Test series. I was interviewed before the series and said that this series would be played with real sportsmanship, which I am talking about. I think we’ve seen it ”.