Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

Racism in cricket


Majid Haq calls out Scotland players for 'deafening silence' after racism report

July 27, 2022 12:02 pm

The report, published on Monday, found that the governance and leadership practices of Cricket Scotland to be "institutionally racist".

Yorkshire get green light to host internationals after reforms approved

April 01, 2022 8:34 am

The ECB lifted the ban in February on the condition the club approved structural changes to the board. Kamlesh Patel has been formally confirmed as Yorkshire's chairman, having taken over in November from Roger Hutton after Rafiq's explosive allegations led to resignations at the club.

Yorkshire says former player Azeem Rafiq was victim of racial harassment

September 10, 2021 3:53 pm

A formal investigation was commissioned by Yorkshire into Rafiq's claims and a summary of an independent panel's findings and recommendations was finally published on Friday

Anti-racism movement in cricket needs re-sparking, re-engaging: Jason Holder

June 10, 2021 11:04 am

Almost a year ago, West Indies became one of the first two international teams to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

James Anderson deletes tweet where he called Stuart Broad 'lesbian', says he is a changed person now

June 09, 2021 1:50 pm

Apart from Anderson, tweets from England's limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan and wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler have also been under scrutiny.

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.