Racism issue has been sidelined

Bad umpiring had a drastic effect on the outcome on the test match. I believe we could have won the test match, had all the decisions been in our favor. But the loss was certainly our fault. We seem to be too fragile and we crumble easily and quickly. We could have saved the test match.
Even banning steve buckner from the third test has not solved the main issue.The main issue was of the racist allegation made by Symonds. Harbhajan was banned after a few not so honest australian cricketers (as proved on the field) testified against him.This racism allegation is the main issue and just banning steve buckner dosen’t solve the problem.We need a formal apology as the self respect of all Indians is at stake. Cricket is just a game and winning, losing and cheating is a part of it.But the false allegation of racism is wrong and it should be sorted out and unfortunately the outcome has had a major impact rather than core issue of racism.

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ICC gives in, Bucknor removed

ICC gives in, Bucknor removed

ICC chief Malcolm Speed holds a press conference to announce that Steve Bucknor will not officiate in the remaining matches of the India-Australia series.
Lack of belief costing Yuvraj dearly
Canberra: With all the goings-on over the last five days, it seems inconceivable that a Test match of considerable calibre should have taken place.Autopsies of most Test matches are difficult affairs. Some, the cricket-intelligent Shane Warne among them, see little merit in elaborate analysis, preferring “a bit of a chat and moving on”; others choose to dissect rigorously.The autopsy of the second Test, played at the Sydney Cricket Ground, is substantially harder because the battle wasn’t confined to bat and ball. Incompetent umpiring intervened too often for that.

Nevertheless, the contrast in the performances of each side’s number six is striking. Andrew Symonds made a rearguard unbeaten 162 and 61, Yuvraj Singh 12 and 0.

BCCI wants Bhajji ban revoked

Press Trust of India / New Delhi January 08, 2008
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today welcomed the removal of umpire Steve Bucknor from India’s third Test against Australia in Perth and vowed to fight the racism slur on Harbhajan Singh.

“We are happy to hear that ICC has removed Bucknor from the third Test. It is a victory for us,” Rajiv Shukla, vice president, BCCI, said today.

India-Australia controversy :Your opinion?

Border-Gavaskar Trophy [Australia won by 122 runs]
Australia Vs India,Sydney Cricket Ground,02-06 JAN 2008

see also: India-Australia controversy :What actually happened
What happened in the test match was very sad but now a lot is at stake. The self respect of all Indians is at stake. A false allegation has been proved and the innocent person (Harbhajan) has been penalized. Apart from that, this shows that cricket is being played in wrong spirit. Only to win 16 test matches in the row, the Australian captain Ricky Ponting cheated.

What do you think should be done. Should the Australian captain Ricky Ponting be banned/penalized. What should be done to the umpires.