ICC criticizes racism in Sydney test
Dubai, 10 January
ICC criticizes racism in Sydney test | The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday condemned incidents of racial abuse against Indian players by spectators during the third Test against Australia in Sydney and sought a report of action from the cricket board of the host country.
After this, security personnel went to the spectator gallery and started looking for the person who was abusing and then a group of spectators were asked to leave the stand. The Australian Cricket Board apologized for this.
ICC strongly condemns
“The International Cricket Council strongly condemns the incidents of racism during the ongoing third Test match between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground and offers all necessary support to Cricket Australia in its investigation,” the ICC statement said.
ICC criticizes racism in Sydney test | ICC CEO Manu Sawhney reiterated that the ICC adopts a zero-tolerance policy against any form of discrimination.
He said, “There is no room for discrimination in our game and we are incredibly disappointed that a small group of fans think this abusive behaviour is acceptable.”
He said, “We have a comprehensive anti-discrimination policy, which the members have to follow as well as ensure that it is followed by the fans. We welcome the action taken by the field officials and Cricket Australia.”