new Delhi : Cricket is called Gentleman’s Game. There is obviously no place for any kind of indecency in this game. Indecency may be from the players who are part of the game on the field or from the spectators. If the person is not punished for any such act, then the spirit of the game is hurt.
Racial abuse was carried out with the Indian players Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah during the India vs Australia 3rd Test match drawn in Sydney between India and Australia. , He undoubtedly has discounted the credibility of the game. The Australian team has always been infamous for spearheading against rival players. But this time no player from the team has hurt the spirit of the game from the spectators.
What to do Cricket Australia
In this case, Cricket Australia should learn from the cricket board of its neighboring country New Zealand. The matter is about the year 2019, some viewer made a derogatory remark against England fast bowler Jofra Archer. The 28-year-old cricket fan had also apologized for his conduct, but New Zealand Cricket banned the spectator from visiting any of his stadiums.
Osama told Moin Ali
England all-rounder Moin Ali has also fallen victim to such indecency. In 2015, during the Ashes Test in Cardiff, England, an Australian player named Osama for Moin Ali. Moin Ali has mentioned this in a book. Let us tell you that Osama bin Laden was the dreaded terrorist of Al Qaeda, who was killed by the US in 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
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Sarfaraz told Felukwyo, Abe Kale, your…
It is the year 2019, when Sarfaraz Ahmed was the captain and wicketkeeper of the Pakistani cricket team. It was the month of January and the Pakistan team was playing the second ODI of the series in Durban. During this time, against the South African player Felukwyo, who was batting, Sarfaraz said using abusive language behind the wicket – Abe Kale, Teri…
Sarfaraz’s comment became public through a stump mic. After this, when there was a ruckus on his indecency, Sarfaraz accepted his mistake and apologized to Felukwyo. He said by tweeting that he has apologized to Felukwyo for his behavior and the South African player has forgiven him.
Monkey gate scandal
Whenever there is talk of racial commentary in cricket, the name of this monkeygate case comes first. The matter is about the famous Australia tour of India in the year 2008. The Indian team was batting after Australia’s huge score in the first innings. Meanwhile, there was an argument between Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symond. Andrew Symond and the Australian players alleged that Harbhajan called Symond a monkey.
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Australia called it racist comment on behalf of Harbhajan and there was a lot of ruckus about this issue. In the post-match press conference, Indian captain Anil Kumble said, “Only one team was playing cricket with the spirit of the game”. His gesture was clear that the spirit of the game was blown off from Australia. In this match, umpire Steve Buckner gave many such decisions, which would be called umpiring of very poor quality.