Five instances when Australian fans went aggressive on opponents
India’s tour to Australia is about to finish with the result of the ongoing fourth Test at Gabba, Brisbane. The Test series has been never sort of action and dramas as a lot of things happened so far in the tour, There was a fabulous draw at SCG. There was a complaint on Indian players on a potential bio-bubble breach and lot more.
The Sydney Test was the key frame among all the controversies. Indian fast bowlers Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah were reportedly abused by Australian fans at SCG. Apart from this incident, Australian fans were quite aggressive on the opponent players in no. of times.
Let’s have a look at five such incidents where Australian fans went agressive on the opponent players:
1. Racial abuse on Mohammed Siraj and other bowlers
As mentioned above this is one of the hottest incidents around the game is the racial abuse of Indian players in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar trophy. Especially Indian fast bowler Mohammed Siraj was racially abused by a set of fans in the third Test at SCG and the fourth Test at Gabba.
The issue at SCG was reported to the match officials and even six fans who were abusing Mohammed Siraj on day five immediately vacated from the ground. But the story continued at Gabba too. On day one of the fourth Test, a group of fans was calling Mohammed Siraj as ‘bloody grub’ when the fast bowler was fielding near the boundary rope. Australian players including the skipper Tim Paine apologized for the ill-treatment of visitors by the home crowd.