Cricket Australia confirmed on Wednesday that racist remarks were made to Indian fast bowler Mohammad Siraj during the Sydney Test but gave a ‘clean chit’ to the six spectators who were fielded after that incident. Was ejected from.
Cricket Australia has given its report to the International Cricket Council in the context of that incident. Sean Karol, CA’s head of Integrity and Security, said, “CA confirms that racist comments were made against members of the Indian cricket team. CA’s investigation is going on in this case under which CCTV footage is being viewed, ticket figures are seen and viewers are being questioned.
He said, “Investigation has revealed that the media whose photographs were taken by the audience in the gallery in the 86th over on the fourth day of the Sydney Test did not make racial comments.”
Cricket Australia has once again apologized to the Indian team for that incident. It said, ‘Even at the time of the incident we had said that such an attitude would not be tolerated at all. As the host of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, we apologize to the Indian cricket team.
He said, ‘CA is awaiting confirmation from the New Southwales Police to end the investigation. No further statement will be issued until he meets. ‘
On the fourth day of the third Test, Siraj complained of racial comments from the audience following which the game had to be stopped for some time. Six spectators were evicted by the police. The BCCI had lodged a complaint against the incident.