BCCI secretary Jay Shah on Sunday reacted strongly to the racist slurs hurled at Indian cricketers in the course of the third Test in Australia, saying such “acts of discrimination will not be tolerated” since racism has no place in sport and society.
Shah denounced the abuses that pacers Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah needed to endure from a number of rowdy followers, who had been expelled from the stadium .
“Racism has no place in our great sport or in any walk of society. I’ve spoken to @CricketAus and they have ensured strict action against the offenders. @BCCI and Cricket Australia stand together. These acts of discrimination will not be tolerated,” Shah tweeted.
Siraj, nonetheless grieving the dying of his father somewhat over a month in the past, was known as a “Brown Dog” and “Big Monkey” from the SCG stands, BCCI sources instructed PTI.
The 26-year-old, on his maiden tour Down Under, adopted the protocol and promptly went as much as his skipper Ajinkya Rahane and the on-field umpires, who halted play for about 10 minutes and known as within the safety, which evicted six individuals.
Cricket Australia and the ICC have additionally denounced the incidents that occurred on the third and fourth day of the third Test.
Cricketers from the around the globe additionally mentioned in a single voice that racism has no place in any recreation.