Play was stopped in the second session on Day Four of the ongoing third Test after Indian players made a complaint to umpires about unsavoury comments being made for Mohammed Siraj by a section of crowd at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
The 26-year-old, on his maiden tour in Australia, followed the protocol and promptly went up to his skipper Ajinkya Rahane and the on-field umpires, who halted play for about 10 minutes and called in the security, which evicted six people.
CA has launched an investigation with New South Wales Police after India bowler Mohammed Siraj's complaint led to the ejection of six fans from the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.
In Cricket, chasing an imposing target of 407-run set by Australia, India were 98 for 2 against in their second innings at the draw of stumps on day 4 of the third test at Sydney.
From Virat Kohli to Virender Sehwag: Reactions to racist abuse faced by Indian players in SCG Test
The four-test series is now level at 1-1.
Security staff were also seen talking to members of the crowd where Siraj was fielding after play, but there is no suggestion the matters were linked.
It introduced policies in the 1990s that made it an offence for players or officials to insult someone due to their race, religion, ethnicity, colour, nationality or background, with the stance subsequently taken up by many other sports, including cricket.
Racial abuse should not be there and racial abuse against anyone is not acceptable.More news: Dr. Dre Continues Brain Aneurysm Recovery In ICU
"But this is the time where they have gone one step ahead and used racial abuses".
"I think it's bitterly disappointing. It is a shame to see it is getting mad by the incidents that we hearing about today and last night", he added.
"Have faced racism in Sydney earlier; needs to be dealt with an iron fist", Ashwin told the press urging strict action against the repeat offenders at the SCG.
Reports in Australia said the International Cricket Council were investigating after a complaint to match referee David Boon, although this has yet to be confirmed.More news: Emergency services called to the scene of major fire in Cork Port
Governing body International Cricket Council added that it was "incredibly disappointed" with the incidents at the SCG, while Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack insisted "there is no place for racism in Australia". "I mean, I have hated it as a player, I have hated it as a coach, we have seen in different parts of the world, it is really sad to see this happen in Australia", he said.
"Wanted to make sure the Indian boys knew we were also against it and we support them". "I was interviewed before the summer started (and was asked) what would be the flawless outcome and I mentioned that this series, with everything that's happening around the world, would be played with great sportsmanship and with that great spirit that I'm talking about".
He recently spoke about the issue on Cricket Australia's "Cricket Connecting Country" panel events that were organised to discuss cricket's role in the Black Lives Matter and anti-racism movement.More news: McTominay heads Man Utd past Watford and into FA Cup fourth round