Edgbaston to investigate racist abuse of Indian supporters during England Test

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  • Fans said to be in tears after ‘worst abuse ever experienced’
  • Stewards allegedly tell those who reported abuse to ‘sit down’

An investigation will be launched into allegations of racist abuse aimed at spectators during the fourth day of the Test match between England and India at Edgbaston, with fans of the visiting side reported to have been “literally in tears” and stewards said to have told those who experienced problems to “sit down”.

Azeem Rafiq, the former Yorkshire cricketer who has become a campaigner against discrimination in cricket, highlighted some posts on social media describing the racist behaviour experienced at the ground.

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Written by Simon Burnton at Edgbaston
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jul/04/cricket-alex-lees-england-india-record-run-chase-edgbaston under the title “Edgbaston to investigate racist abuse of Indian supporters during England Test”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.