Renegades Fan Reportedly Seeks To Contact Club To Apologise For Racist Gesture

Referred to Victoria Police.

Renegades Fan Reportedly Seeks To Contact Club To Apologise For Racist Gesture Image: Twitter

A Renegades fan who made a 'white power' gesture during last night's Big Bash League derby has reportedly tried to contact the club to apologise.

The fan was spotted making the gesture after a Cameron White four, during the second innings of last night's clash.

He gestured and appeared to mouth the words 'white power', which was widely panned on social media.

The Age has reported the fan has sought to contact the club to apologise for the incident, which was intended as a joke in reference to the batsman.

The matter has been referred to Victoria Police and the fan hit with a warning from Cricket Australia.

"We take a zero tolerance approach to racial vilification towards any player, official or fan at any of our matches," a Cricket Australia spokesman told foxsports.com.au.

“The matter at the MCG last night has been referred to the Victoria Police for further investigation."

The incident did not receive a formal complaint at the time, but the MCC says it will assist nonetheless.

“The MCC take allegations of anti-social behaviour, in particular racial vilification, very seriously,” the statement published on Fox Sports read.

“Whilst our security team did not receive a formal complaint about the incident during the match, we have referred the matter to Victoria Police and we will provide them with any relevant security footage which may aid their investigation into this matter.”

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