Towards the close of Day 4 of current India vs. England postponed fifth Test match at Edgbaston in Birmingham, several Indian supporters were reportedly the target of racist abuse. The Indian supporters claimed that the alleged incident occurred during Monday’s final session as they posted images and videos of it on Twitter. Warwickshire and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) issued formal declarations pledging to look into the situation.

“The claims of racial abuse during today’s Test match worry us much. We are in touch with Edgbaston colleagues who will look at the matter. Cricket does not tolerate racism. To establish a welcoming and safe workplace, Edgbaston has been working hard “According to ECB’s statement. Azeem Rafiq, a former Yorkshire spinner who also exposed racism in English cricket, brought attention to the issue. One of Rafiq’s tweets was cited by the Edgbaston official Twitter account, which also promised to look into it. We are sorry to read this and do not in any way support this behavior. We’ll look at this right away “Observe the tweet.

“I’m devastated by these claims since we’ve been working so hard to make Edgbaston a safe community for everyone. I met with the individual who posted the original tweets after seeing them, and we are now consulting with the area’s stewards to determine what transpired. At Edgbaston, nobody should experience any kind of mistreatment. Therefore, once we have all the information, we will ensure that this problem is quickly resolved “said Stuart Cain, chief executive of Warwickshire.

In terms of the contest, England was 259 for 3 at the close of the fourth day. They needed only 119 more runs to accomplish their goal of 378 on Tuesday at Edgbaston, tying the five-match series at 2-2. In England’s first innings 284, the former captain Root was 76 not out and Bairstow was 72 not out after scoring 106, his third hundred in as many Tests.