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England’s Pakistan Tour Pullout - Michael Holding Says It Is Because Of ‘Western Arrogance’

Oct 06, 2021 PTI

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.

Michael Holding Bids Adieu To Illustrious Commentary Career

Sep 16, 2021 PTI

Dubbed ‘Whispering Death’ during his playing days, Holding played 60 Tests and 102 ODIs, taking 391 international wickets during his career.


I Wouldn't Be Alive If I Grew Up In UK, Says Michael Holding

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

ENG vs NZ, 2nd Test: Michael Holding Criticises England Team's 'Moment Of Unity' Gesture

Jun 12, 2021 PTI

England cricketers wore T-shirts sporting messages against any racism, religious intolerance, sexism and other anti-discrimination slogans


Let's Not Be Hard On Ollie Robinson: Michael Holding Says England Cricketer Should Get A Second Chance

Ollie Robinson was suspended by the England and Wales Cricket Board, pending an investigation, after his racist and sexist tweets emerged on social media

26 May, 2021

Michael Holding Says, People Won't Understand How It Feels To Face Racism Throughout Your Life

PTI

Holding feels that the gesture of 'taking a knee' should be organic rather a 'tick the box' exercise but he doesn't believe in telling people what their choices should be.


30 December, 2020

Cricket Year Ender 2020: COVID-19, MS Dhoni, IPL And Melbourne Magic In Morbid Year

PTI

2020 wasn't the best year for cricket but the world in general encountered the worst. Here's a look at cricket's defining moments in the past 12 months


28 November, 2020

AUS Vs IND: India Missing 'Skill And Character' Of Peerless MS Dhoni, Feels Michael Holding

PTI

The Indian national cricket team looked completely out of sorts as a unit in the opening ODI against Australia


14 September, 2020

Jofra Archer Hits Back At Michael Holding: England Have Not Forgotten About Black Lives Matter

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Jofra Archer insisted England have not forgotten about the Black Lives Matter movement amid criticism from Michael Holding for not kneeling before games


11 September, 2020

ENG Vs AUS: Michael Holding Criticises England, Australia For Not Taking A Knee

PTI

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


23 August, 2020

MS Dhoni Destroyed Whatever Came In Front Of Him: Michael Holding Lauds Former India Captain

PTI

Michael Holding, like others, only had effusive praise to offer for the former India captain MS Dhoni, who recently retired from international cricket


24 July, 2020

Jofra Archer Should Forget 'Outside Noise' And Focus On Becoming Great Fast Bowler: Michael Holding

PTI

Jofra Archer admitted that he was subjected to racist abuse on social media for breaking the bio-bubble protocol after the series opener


14 July, 2020

South Asian Diaspora Often Becomes Victim Of 'Casual Racism' In England: Monty Panesar

PTI

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


09 July, 2020

Nasser Hussain Hails Michael Holding For His Powerful Message Against Racism

IANS

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


08 July, 2020

Until We Educate The Entire Human Race, Racism Will Not Stop: Michael Holding

PTI

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


24 June, 2020

Pakistan Team Would Be Better Off In England Than In Pakistan: Michael Holding

PTI

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"


06 June, 2020

Defending MS Dhoni, Michael Holding Gives Fresh Perspective On India's Controversial World Cup Defeat To England

Outlook Web Bureau

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


20 May, 2020

BCCI's Donation To Cricket West Indies For Former Players Misused, Alleges Michael Holding

PTI

Michael Holding displayed the audit report of Pannell Kerr Foster (PKF) on cricket governance in the Caribbean and raised several red flags


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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.

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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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