WTC Finals: Indian Fans Ejected for Abusing New Zealand Players

 - Sakshi Post

Two Indian fans were expelled from the World Test Championship final after insulting New Zealand players during their match against India in Southampton.

On the fifth day, a boisterous crowd, mostly made up of Indian fans, added to the excitement by chanting in support of the Indian team.

However, after stumps, a representative of the International Cricket Council, the sport's worldwide governing body, said, "We received complaints of abuse directed towards the New Zealand players."

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"They were identified and expelled from the ground by our security staff. Any form of aggressive behavior will not be tolerated in cricket. "

"It's the first I've heard about it," New Zealand's Tim Southee said in a post-game news conference when questioned about the incident. "On the field, the game is always played with a nice attitude."

After removing openers Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma late on Tuesday, Southee finished with stump figures of 2-17 in nine overs. India will resume their second innings at 64-2, a 32-run lead.

Kohli was eight not out, and Cheteshwar Pujara scored 12 runs.

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