Ethnic comments on Jasprit Bumrah and Muhammad Siraj, India lodged a complaint
On the third day of the third Test between India and Australia in Sydney, some fans made racist remarks about Indian fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj, about which the Indian team management has lodged a complaint.
On the third day of the third Test between India and Australia, some fans in Sydney made racist remarks about Indian fast bowlers Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj, about which the Indian team management has lodged a complaint. After the third day’s play, some senior players, led by team captain Ajinkya Rahane and off-spinner Ravi Chandran Ashwin, reported racial slurs to both Sydney Test umpires Paul Rifle and Paul Wilson, reports said. Two of his players have been racially abused.
It is said that both the players were treated like this by some spectators on the second day of the third Test match and when such treatment was also done on the third day, both the fast bowlers lodged this complaint. After the complaint was lodged, a total of five minutes of talks took place between the umpires, security officials and the Indian players and the Indian team remained close to the dressing room. Indian security officials spoke to security personnel on the ground for about five minutes, during which ICC security officers were also present.