AUS vs IND: R Ashwin mentioned the Indian gamers have confronted racism in Sydney earlier too.© AFP
Seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday mentioned racist abuse from the gang on the Sydney Cricket Floor isn’t new and must be handled an iron fist after some spectators have been ejected for targetting Indian gamers through the ongoing third Check in opposition to Australia right here on Sunday. Talking on the finish of the fourth day’s play, Ashwin mentioned the Indian gamers have confronted racism in Sydney earlier too.
“We’ve confronted racism in Sydney earlier too. It must be handled iron fist,” Ashwin advised reporters on the post-day press convention.
Play was halted for a couple of minutes on the fourth day of the match after India pacer Mohammed Siraj complained of abuse from a piece of the gang at SCG, resulting in expulsion of some spectators and an unreserved apology from the host board.
Native media reported that six individuals have been expelled from the bottom by the safety through the practically 10-minute halt within the on-ground proceedings.
Ashwin added, “In 2011, I did not know what racism is and the way you’re made to really feel small. And other people additionally be a part of the snort.” Australian coach Justin Langer additionally condemned the unsavoury incident.
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