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Cricket Australia confirms Indian players were racially abused during Sydney Test
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Cricket Australia confirms Indian players were racially abused during Sydney Test

CA also cleared the six spectators who were evicted from the ground after the infamous incident that halted play for a while.

India vs Australia: Umpires offered us option to leave Sydney Test midway amid racial abuse from crowd, says Mohammed Siraj
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India vs Australia: Umpires offered us option to leave Sydney Test midway amid racial abuse from crowd, says Mohammed Siraj

Siraj and his senior pace colleague Jasprit Bumrah faced racial abuse for two days at the Sydney Cricket Ground, forcing the Indian team management to lodge an official complaint with match referee David Boon. Cricket Australia later offered an unreserved apology for the incidents.

The Stadium as Stage: Events of Sydney tells us a lot about the rising tide of racist rage worldwide
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The Stadium as Stage: Events of Sydney tells us a lot about the rising tide of racist rage worldwide

Hoping to sunder racism from sports, as administrators and organisations across the world as doing, is noble — and doomed

India vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj has set new standard for calling out racist abuse, says Nathan Lyon
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India vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj has set new standard for calling out racist abuse, says Nathan Lyon

While fielding at the square-leg boundary during Sydney Test, Mohammed Siraj was allegedly called "monkey" and "brown dog" over two days by some spectators, who were removed by security guards after the matter was reported to the on-field umpires.

India vs Australia: 'Absolute rubbish,' Justin Langer comes to defence of under-fire Steve Smith and Tim Paine
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India vs Australia: 'Absolute rubbish,' Justin Langer comes to defence of under-fire Steve Smith and Tim Paine

Tim Paine's captaincy has been questioned after he launched an ugly verbal tirade at Ravichandran Ashwin and Steve Smith was accused of foul play after appearing to scuff up batsman Rishabh Pant's guard at the crease during a tense final day at Sydney.

India vs Australia: Steve Smith denies scuffing Pant's guard mark, says shame that visitors' batting got overshadowed
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India vs Australia: Steve Smith denies scuffing Pant's guard mark, says shame that visitors' batting got overshadowed

A video footage showed Smith scuffing up the batsman's guard during drinks break in the first session on Monday. Pant scored a fluent 97 to raise India's hopes for a win.

India vs Australia: Ian Healy lashes out at Tim Paine, says 'desperate and petty' Aussies overstepped the mark in Sydney
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India vs Australia: Ian Healy lashes out at Tim Paine, says 'desperate and petty' Aussies overstepped the mark in Sydney

Ian Healy lashed out at Australia skipper Tim Paine for for sledging India's Ravichandran Ashwin on the final day.

India vs Australia: Racist remarks at players must be stopped, happens a lot in Australia, South Africa, says Gautam Gambhir
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India vs Australia: Racist remarks at players must be stopped, happens a lot in Australia, South Africa, says Gautam Gambhir

The jibes were directed at pacers Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah on the third and fourth days of the match and six fans were thrown out of the stadium after the Indian team complained to the umpires.

India vs Australia: 'Racism not acceptable, expect better from home crowd,' says David Warner
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India vs Australia: 'Racism not acceptable, expect better from home crowd,' says David Warner

"I'd also like to say sorry to @mohammedsirajofficial and the Indian team as racism, and abuse is not in any way acceptable or tolerated anywhere at any time, and I would expect better from our home crowd," Warner said in an Instagram post.

India vs Australia: Smith wasn't scuffing Pant's guard, Indians would have complained if he did, says Tim Paine
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India vs Australia: Smith wasn't scuffing Pant's guard, Indians would have complained if he did, says Tim Paine

Smith, a former Australia captain, was seen scuffing up the batsman's guard during drinks break in the first session on Monday.

India vs Australia: 'My leadership wasn't good enough,' Aussie skipper Tim Paine apologises for sledging R Ashwin
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India vs Australia: 'My leadership wasn't good enough,' Aussie skipper Tim Paine apologises for sledging R Ashwin

Tim Paine apologised on Tuesday after launching an ugly tirade at India's Ravichandran Ashwin in the drawn Sydney Test, admitting he was "bitterly disappointed" in his own conduct.

India vs Australia: Tim Paine's days as Aussie skipper are numbered, won't be surprised if he is sacked, says Sunil Gavaskar
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India vs Australia: Tim Paine's days as Aussie skipper are numbered, won't be surprised if he is sacked, says Sunil Gavaskar

Paine's dropped catches played a key role in the partnership of Hanuma Vihari (23 not out off 161) and Ravichandran Ashwin (39 not out off 128), who batted for more than 42 overs for a 62-run stand to save the Test.

India vs Australia: Hanuma Vihari's 161-ball knock of 23 equal to scoring a hundred, says R Ashwin
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India vs Australia: Hanuma Vihari's 161-ball knock of 23 equal to scoring a hundred, says R Ashwin

Ashwin, who made 39 off 128 balls, and Vihari pulled off a remarkable draw for India on day five of the third Test against Australia. Vihari pulled his hamstring at the start of his innings and was struggling to run between the wickets.

India vs Australia: 'One of India’s greatest ever rearguard efforts' Twitterati salute Vihari, Ashwin and visiting team
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India vs Australia: 'One of India’s greatest ever rearguard efforts' Twitterati salute Vihari, Ashwin and visiting team

Here's how Twitter reacted to India's memorable draw against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

India vs Australia: Can't catch a break, or a ball—Ajinkya Rahane and Co left seeking a Monday Miracle at Sydney
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India vs Australia: Can't catch a break, or a ball—Ajinkya Rahane and Co left seeking a Monday Miracle at Sydney

The visitors need to chase down 407 – which would be the third-highest successful chase in Test history – or, more realistically, bat out around 130 overs to leave themselves a chance of winning this series.

India vs Australia: Disappointing a 'very mild' word for racism, this needs to be dealt with iron fist, says R Ashwin
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India vs Australia: Disappointing a 'very mild' word for racism, this needs to be dealt with iron fist, says R Ashwin

Play was halted for a few minutes on the fourth day of the match after India pacer Mohammed Siraj complained of abuse from a section of the SCG crowd, leading to expulsion of some spectators and an unreserved apology from the host board.

India vs Australia: ICC launches probe after Indian players allege racist crowd abuse during Sydney Test
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India vs Australia: ICC launches probe after Indian players allege racist crowd abuse during Sydney Test

The International Cricket Council probe followed Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah apparently being targeted while they fielded by the boundary ropes of the Sydney Cricket Ground late Saturday.

India vs Australia: Fans evicted from SCG stands after Indian players complain of abuse; CA offers unreserved apology
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India vs Australia: Fans evicted from SCG stands after Indian players complain of abuse; CA offers unreserved apology

A group of people was asked to leave the stands at Sydney Cricket Ground after Indian players complained of abuse.

India vs Australia: Couldn't have done anything better, Pat Cummins bowled the ball of the series, says Cheteshwar Pujara
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India vs Australia: Couldn't have done anything better, Pat Cummins bowled the ball of the series, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Pujara scored 50 off 176 balls as his slow batting helped Australia gain complete control of the third Test with an overall lead of 197 runs.

India vs Australia: We were going to make it as hard as possible for Cheteshwar Pujara, says Pat Cummins
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India vs Australia: We were going to make it as hard as possible for Cheteshwar Pujara, says Pat Cummins

Australia entered the four-match Test series against India determined to make it "as hard as possible" for Cheteshwar Pujara to score, the home team's pace spearhead Pat Cummins said.