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Racism in cricket

RACISM IN CRICKET NEWS

England may join West Indies in potential 'Black Lives Matter' protest: James Anderson

June 12, 2020 12:40 pm

James Anderson, test cricket’s most successful pace bowler, said he could not remember experiencing racism but felt players could help tackle the issue.

'Remember dark Kalu': Daren Sammy explains his birthday greeting to SRH mentor VVS Laxman

June 13, 2020 1:22 pm

After watching Hasan Minhaj's video, former West Indies skipper Daren Sammy realised that he was a victim of casual racism during his IPL stint with SRH in 2013-14.

Daren Sammy gets a call, assured 'he operated from a place of love'

June 13, 2020 1:22 pm

Daren Sammy had made a stinging revelation that unnamed Sunrisers teammates would call him “kaalu” and he only became aware of its racial connotations after watching a Hasan Minhaj TV show that discussed the issue.

England team leads the way in embracing diversity: Chris Jordan

June 11, 2020 4:41 pm

Chris Jordan said the English team encourages an open dialogue on racism, which is being condemned with renewed vigour in the wake of African-American George Floyd's death in the US at the hands of the white police officer

Ex-England opener Michael Carberry recalls how racism ended his county career

June 11, 2020 3:02 pm

Michael Carberry believes that current England players like Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid have issues as well but they may not come out because they are "part of the setup" currently. 

'Grovel': The racist slur that changed Windies in 1976

June 10, 2020 11:12 am

Darren Sammy’s Insta-story about racism isn't a stray instance. In 1976, when the West Indies toured England, the team’s collective pride was whipped up by a stray word that slipped out of Tony Greig.

Rules against racism in sports just plaster on sore, society has to tackle it: Michael Holding

June 08, 2020 12:55 pm

Michael Holding's compatriots Darren Sammy and Chris Gayle have spoken strongly against racism and supported the 'Black Lives Matter' campaign around the world.

Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse while playing IPL

June 07, 2020 8:04 am

Sammy has already taken his protest against racism to the ICC, urging the game’s global body to open its eyes and speak up.

Chris Gayle says: 'Racism is in cricket too, not only football'

June 02, 2020 7:55 am

Chris Gayle's comments come on the backdrop of 'Black Lives Matter' protests across USA, which was sparked after an African-American man, George Floyd, was killed by a police officer.