INDIA TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA, 2018
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Imran Tahir was racially abused by an not known gentleman in the course of the fourth ODI © AFP
Imran Tahir was subjected to racial abuse in the course of the fourth One particular-Working day Global in between South Africa and India in Johannesburg, Cricket South Africa verified on Monday (February 12). The admirer was inevitably evicted from the stadium right after the legspinner described the incident to the security officers.
“Cricket South Africa has famous and is knowledgeable of the circulation of online video footage featuring Imran Tahir on social media and Whatsapp teams,” CSA said in a release.
“Imran Tahir was verbally and racially abused by an not known gentleman in the course of the fourth One particular-Working day Global (ODI) against India at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on Saturday. Tahir described the incident to the stadium security, and was subsequently accompanied by two security staff to discover and to have the gentleman ejected from the stadium. Tahir built no physical get in touch with with the offender or any of the kids in the vicinity. The incident is below investigation with the CSA and stadium security teams.
“In accordance with the ICC Anti-racism code, spectators who interact in racist carry out are to be ejected from the stadium and can face even further sanctions and prison prosecution,” CSA said.
This is not the very first time Tahir has been subjected to these kinds of behaviour. For the duration of the 2015 World Cup, the followers at Manuka Oval experienced a operate in with Tahir with one of the followers shouting “Why really don’t you go stroke your pet camel?” at him. Tahir experienced confronted these kinds of a incident at the exact same venue in the course of the 2014 tour as effectively.