Sydney: ICC after BCCI allegedly racially assaulted drunk spectator along with squad players Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj on day three of the third test against Australia. ) Filed a formal complaint before the match referee.
Racist remarks on Indian bowlers
According to BCCI sources, Siraj was referred to as a “ monkey ” (monkey) by a drunk spectator at a booth at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), which led to the episode “ Monkeygate ” of the Indian team’s tour of Australia in 2007-08. Recalled.
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A source from the board told PTI: “ BCCI has filed a formal complaint with ICC match referee David Boon after behaving badly with a spectator who was intoxicated by his two players Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj ”.
Interestingly, the Monkeygate episode also took place during the Sydney Test when Andrew Symonds claimed that Harbhajan Singh called him a monkey on several occasions. But the Indian got rid of Pakistan after hearing this case.
According to a report by Australian newspaper The Daily Telegraph, “It has been learned that Indian authorities have said that Bumrah and Siraj have been publicly confessed for the past two days, which were racial. This comment was made from the audience where Siraj was heading towards the Randwink end of the field.
According to the report, “In another sentence, as the match unfolded, Indian personnel stood outside the border behind Bumrah and spoke to them as well.”
We learn that after the end of the game day, there was a long discussion between the senior players, the referees and the security officials of the Indian team. Captain Ajinkya Rahane was also involved in this.