Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane (second right) and his team-mate Mohammed Siraj speak to the umpire as the game was halted after allegedly some remarks were made by the spectators on the fourth day of the third Test in Sydney on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Play was stopped in the second session on fourth day of the ongoing third Test between India and Australia after Indian players made a complaint to umpires about unsavoury comments being made for Mohammed Siraj by a section of crowd at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
Former Sri Lanka legend and Team Abu Dhabi mentor Kumar Sangakkara condemned the racial abuse in sports and urged stern action against the offenders.
Mohammed Siraj snared five wickets in just his third Test as Australia was dismissed for 294 late on day four on Monday, setting India a target of 328 to win the series-deciding cricket Test at the Gabba.
The Indian Cricket board (BCCI) on Tuesday announced a Rs 5 crore (Rs 50 million) bonus for the Indian team following their three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth Test at the Gabba that helped them seal the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1.
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Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes that India have better depth than the other teams and they are favourites to win the 2022 Asia Cup, adding that the Rohit Sharma led side will beat arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening match of the tournament.
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