Sydney:The Indian team management on Saturday lodged an official complaint of racial slurs against fast bowlers Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah at the hands of the crowd during the 3rd Test against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground.
According to the leading cricket website report, the abuse had occurred over the second and third day of the Test match.
Captain Ajinkya Rahane and R Ashwin along with senior players in the team spoke to the two umpires Paul Reiffel and Paul Wilson at the close of play on Day 3, and brought the events to the notice.
The report further stated that there was a discussion between the umpires, the senior player, and the security official after the close of play. After the complaint was made, the Indian team security official had a chat with the security officials at the ground and the ICC security officials present at the venue.
The report added that the issue rests with the ICC until the global cricketing body takes an action on the complaint.(UNI)