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Michael Holding


England's pull out of Pakistan tour smacks of western arrogance, they wouldn't this to India: Holding

October 06, 2021 10:46 am

England men and women teams were scheduled to tour Pakistan this month but their Cricket Board (ECB) cancelled both the series, citing "mental and physical well-being" of players and security concerns.

Michael Holding announces retirement from commentary

September 16, 2021 1:10 pm

Michael Holding served for Sky Sports for more than 20 years as a commentator and broadcaster.

How we rise

June 29, 2021 7:31 am

Michael Holding’s spirited effort to pit education against racism offers lessons that extend beyond the world of sport.

Michael Holding: 'All people of colour who hit out at racism, their careers ended in no time'

June 29, 2021 2:11 pm

Part of the fearsome West Indies quartet from the 70s and 80s, Holding is still rated as the smoothest and sharpest pacer the game has seen. Now a commentator, Holding rarely pulls his punches, whether on T20 or bad umpiring.

I don't think I would be alive if I grew up in UK: Michael Holding

June 22, 2021 1:19 pm

Michael Holding, who now lives in the United Kingdom, is a strong advocate of the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Michael Holding criticises England team's 'moment of unity' gesture, likens it to saying 'all lives matter'

June 12, 2021 12:26 pm

England players wore T-shirts sporting messages against any racism, religious intolerance, sexism and other anti-discrimination slogans, having decided to not take the knee after the series against West Indies last year.

People won't understand how it feels to face racism throughout your life: Michael Holding

May 26, 2021 12:45 pm

Holding was speaking on Sky Sports' 'The Cricket Show' on the first death anniversary of African-American George Floyd, who died at the hands of a white police office in the Minnesota last year.

Michael Holding awarded best pundit at British Sports Journalism Award

March 16, 2021 11:01 am

Michael Holding had delivered a powerful message against racism during last year's England-West Indies series, saying that blacks have been dehumanised and their accomplishments wiped off from a history "written by people who do the harm."

West Indies pace legend Michael Holding is MCC Foundation's new patron

November 08, 2020 12:00 pm

West Indies pace legend Michael Holding has been appointed patron of the MCC Foundation.

I don't care about politics behind BLM: Holding slams England, Australia for not taking a knee

September 11, 2020 11:42 am

England and Australia did not take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter movement during their T20I series. England even stopped wearing BLM logo.