South Africa legspinner Imran Tahir was purportedly “verbally and racially abbused” by an Indian fan amid the fourth ODI at Johannesburg’s Wanderers on Saturday which the tourists lost by five wickets to see their lead decreased to 3-1 in the six-game rubber.

Tahir, who grew up in Pakistan and learnt all his cricket there, was dropped from the Playing XI and rather performed savor obligations, the course of which he was verbally assaulted by the said fan.

Responding to a video in which Tahir gives off an impression of being conversing with a few people in the group, Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the setting security have chosen to explore the issue.

“Cricket South Africa has noted and knows about the flow of video film including Imran Tahir via web-based networking media and Whatsapp groups,” CSA said in a discharge.

“Imran Tahir was verbally and racially abused by an obscure man amid the fourth One-Day International (ODI) against India at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on Saturday.

“Tahir detailed the occurrence to the stadium security, and was therefore joined by two security staff to distinguish and to have the man catapulted from the stadium.

“Tahir reached the guilty party or any of the kids in the region. The occurrence is under scrutiny with the CSA and stadium security groups.

“As per the ICC Anti-racism code, observers who participate in supremacist direct are to be shot out from the stadium and can confront additionally endorses and criminal indictment,” it included.

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