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Tahir verbally, racially abused: CSA

ANI  |  Johannesburg [South Africa] 

(CSA) has revealed that leg-spinner was verbally and racially abused by a fan at the this weekend.

The alleged incident took place during the pink fourth ODI between and which the home side went on to win by five wickets by Duckworth-Lewis method.

Reflecting on the same, the CSA said that Tahir had reported the matter to the stadium security, who subsequently escorted the spinner to identify the man and eject him from the Wanderers.

The CSA and the security team are now investigating the incident of racial abuse directed towards Tahir, ESPNcricinfo reported.

Meanwhile, a video was also emerged on featuring Tahir talking to fans.The only words which could be heard from Tahir was him insisting "I have family too".

And the CSA said that they are well aware of the circulated video footage, adding that Tahir had not made any physical contact with the offender or any of the children in the vicinity.

are currently trailing 1-3 in the six-match ODI series against

The two sides will now lock horns in the fifth match at the St George's Park, on February 13.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 18:40 IST
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