Engineer, who is in Mumbai for the match today, was informed by former England all rounder-turned commentator Ian Botham that skipper Andrew Flintoff and pacemam Matthew Hoggard were hurled expletives by a section of the crowd at the jam packed stadium.
''I felt very embarrassed when Ian told me about it,'' said a disappointed Engineer. ''I am a 'pucca' Bombayite and Indian at heart and it is embarrassing that it happened in my town and country. I did not expect it to come down to this level. I certainly dont endorse this behaviour.''