New Delhi: The third Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test between India and Australia (IND vs AUS) is played in Sydney. This match has become a witness to embarrassing incidents. Virender Sehwag has grown angry at the racial remarks made by the public here.
Sehwag took the class
Former Indian squad opener Virender Sehwag wrote on Twitter: ‘Tum karo to sarcasm and racist remarks if anyone does. What the Sydney public is doing is quite unfortunate. These people benefit from the best set of tests.
Tum karo toh Sarcasm, aur koi kare toh Racism.
Very unhappy with what part of the Australian crowd did at SCG and spoiled the mood with a good set of tests. pic.twitter.com/mrDTbX4t7i
– Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 10, 2021
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Racial commentary on Siraj
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.
Gambling stopped at SCG for more than eight minutes after abuse allegations from the crowd #AUSvIND https://t.co/lae1ODNmwF
– cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 10, 2021
The incident also occurred 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.