IND vs AUS Sydney Test: Virender Sehwag raging over racial remarks on Mohammed Siraj


New Delhi: The third Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia (IND vs AUS) is being played in Sydney. This match has become a witness to embarrassing incidents. Virender Sehwag has become angry over the racial remarks being made by the audience here.

Sehwag took class

Virender Sehwag, a former Team India opener, wrote on Twitter, ‘Tum karo to sarcasm, and racist remarks if anyone does. What Sydney audiences are doing is quite unfortunate. These people are enjoying the best test series.

Racial commentary on Siraj

The game had to be stopped due to the uproar of spectators present at the stands of Sydney Cricket Ground. Many viewers made racial remarks on Mohammed Siraj. After this, 6 people who created a ruckus were thrown out of the stands by security personnel.

Had to stop the match

Due to this act of spectators, all the players reached the middle of the field and the match had to be stopped for a while. Then the umpire announced the tea time. The game started a while later. Mohammed Siraj complained about the incident to the field umpire.

The incident also happened on the third day

On the third day of the Sydney Test, an intoxicated spectator present at the stadium stands called Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj as ‘Monkey’, after which the BCCI called the ICC filed a formal complaint before the match referee.


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