Sydney Test: Ravichandran Ashwin said on racial commentary on Mohammed Siraj, ‘It has happened before’

Sydney: Team India senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has said that the racial behavior of the spectators at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is nothing new and needs to be dealt with vigorously. After making racist comments on Indian players on the fourth day of the third Test match of the series, some spectators were thrown out of the ground.

Ravichandran Ashwin said after the day’s play that Indian players have faced racism in Sydney before. In the press conference after the match, he said, ‘We have faced racism in Sydney before. This needs to be dealt with very strictly.

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On Sunday, during the second session of the fourth day, Indian players gathered in the middle of the field when Mohammed Siraj, standing on the square leg boundary, complained of being abused. After this, security personnel went to the stands of the audience and started looking for the accused person who abused them and then a group of spectators were asked to leave the stand.

Cricket Australia has officially apologized for the racism incident. According to local media reports, 6 people were evicted by the security personnel of the grounds. During this time the game stopped for about 10 minutes.

Ashwin said, ‘I did not know in 2011 what racism is and how you make others look small, in which other people also give a laugh. Australian coach Justin Langer has also criticized the incident, apart from this, Indian veteran VVS Laxman has also condemned it.


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