The West Indies legend, Holding, felt that had it been 'rich and powerful' India, England and Wales Cricket Board would not have dared to cancel the tour.
Dubbed ‘Whispering Death’ during his playing days, Holding played 60 Tests and 102 ODIs, taking 391 international wickets during his career.
Since George Floyd was killed by a white cop in the United States last year, Michael Holding's voice has shone through as the leading light on the sensitive aspect of racism
England cricketers wore T-shirts sporting messages against any racism, religious intolerance, sexism and other anti-discrimination slogans
Ollie Robinson was suspended by the England and Wales Cricket Board, pending an investigation, after his racist and sexist tweets emerged on social media
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The Indian national cricket team looked completely out of sorts as a unit in the opening ODI against Australia
Jofra Archer insisted England have not forgotten about the Black Lives Matter movement amid criticism from Michael Holding for not kneeling before games
Australia skipper Aaron Finch had said before the series that his team would not take the knee because "education is more important than the protest". Holding did not agree with Finch's viewpoint
Michael Holding, like others, only had effusive praise to offer for the former India captain MS Dhoni, who recently retired from international cricket
Jofra Archer admitted that he was subjected to racist abuse on social media for breaking the bio-bubble protocol after the series opener
Monty Panesar said the racial profiling of the Black community and South Asian diaspora has to end in England and the authorities should prepare a five-year plan to eradicate the menace of racism
Michael Holding caught the imagination of viewers across the world who had tuned in to watch the opening day of first England vs West Indies Test match with his speech
Michael Holding, who will retire from commentary at the end of next year, talked about racism as cricket waited to restart amid the COVID-19 pandemic
As many as 10 out of the 29 England-bound Pakistan cricketers have tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus but boards from both the countries insisted on Tuesday that the tour remains "very much on track"
India's defeat to England in the 2019 World Cup has become a massive talking point with many former Pakistan cricketers accusing Virat Kohli & Co of deliberately underperforming
Michael Holding displayed the audit report of Pannell Kerr Foster (PKF) on cricket governance in the Caribbean and raised several red flags
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
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