Cricket Australia has apologized for racially discriminating against Indian players by spectators during the Sydney Test.

On the third day of the Sydney Test between India and Australia, spectators hurled racial slurs at Indian players.

Four Indian players have complained of racial bias, including fast bowler Mohammad Siraj.

According to the report, other experienced players, including Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane, also spoke to officials and security at the end of the third day’s play and said that racial prejudice was leveled at fast bowler Mohammad Siraj, who was fielding in the Fine League.

Fast bowler Jaspreet Bumra was also seen talking to the Indian coaching staff during the match while he was standing in the outfield while Rahane informed the field umpires Paul Wilson and Paul Raffle about the abuse.

Cricket Australia has apologized to the visiting players for the complaints and has launched an investigation into the allegations.

Sean Carroll, Head of Integrity and Security, said in a statement: “It’s very sad that two friendly rivals competed with great enthusiasm, saw a great Test match but the performance of some spectators tarnished the game.”

He said Cricket Australia apologized for the treatment of the visiting players and was investigating the allegations on its own, along with the New South Wales Police.

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