Monday, Nov 29, 2021

Cricket - Racism

Yorkshire Racism Issue: Azeem Rafiq Accused Of Sending ‘Vulgar’ Texts To Teenage Girl 6 Years Ago

Nov 20, 2021 PTI

According to Yorkshire Post, the girl, named Gayathri Ajith, was only 16 and she met Azeem Rafiqon on a flight from Manchester to Dubai.

England Cricket Racism: Adil Rashid Backs Azeem Rafiq's Allegations Against Michael Vaughan

Nov 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Former Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq said that Michael Vaughan had used racially insensitive comments towards four players of Asian heritage in the lineup in 2009.

England Cricket Racism: Essex Chairman John Faragher Resigns Over Alleged Use Of Racist Language

John Faragher's resignation comes amid a racism scandal at another county club, Yorkshire, that has led to a number of executives leaving their roles and English cricket's governing body starting an investigation.

Joe Root On Yorkshire Racism Episode: Such Events Fractured Our Game, Torn Lives Apart

Nov 11, 2021 PTI

Soon after the racism issue came up, the county has lost its right to host England's international games at its Headingley home. The county has also lost sponsorship deals.

England Cricket Racism: Yorkshire Chairman Roger Hutton Resigns Over Azeem Rafiq Case

A number of Yorkshire's sponsors have deserted the beleaguered club, and the ECB said the case 'is causing serious damage to the reputation of the game.'

29 October, 2021

Live Streaming Of South Africa Vs Sri Lanka: How To Watch T20 World Cup, Super 12 Cricket Match

Jayanta Oinam

Check match and telecast details of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021, Group 1 clash between South Africa and Sri Lanka.

26 October, 2021

Black Lives Matter: Quinton De Kock In The Eye Of Storm As Tension Engulfs South Africa Cricket Over Taking Knee


In a shocking move, Quinton de Kock made himself unavailable for selection in South Africa's Group 1 Super 12 stage match against the West Indies, his decision coming after the CSA's diktat.

26 October, 2021

Black Lives Matter: Quinton De Kock Refuses To Take The Knee, Cricket South Africa Not Amused


Quinton de Kock made himself unavailable for South Africa's ICC T20 World Cup 2021 match against the West Indies in Dubai.

23 October, 2021

ENG v WI, T20 World Cup 2021: Black Lives Matter, Teams To Take The Knee


According to England skipper Eoin Morgan, the players feel strongly for the cause and support, and also want to be a part of making a change.

13 October, 2021

T20 World Cup: England Cricketers Consider Taking The Knee In Showpiece Event


The last time England cricket team took a knee was in August 2020 when they clashed with Ireland in a One-Day International.

16 September, 2021

Michael Holding Bids Adieu To Illustrious Commentary Career


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


26 August, 2021

ENG Vs IND, 3rd Test: English Crowd At It Again, Throws Ball At Mohammed Siraj; Virat Kohli Upset


Siraj, who played a key role in India's win at Lord's, was also targeted earlier this year when a section of Australian crowd at the SCG abused him and called names

23 August, 2021

Mark Boucher Apologises For Singing Racist Songs Targeting Teammates In South Africa National Cricket Team


Boucher was accused of racism by some of his teammates, including Paul Adams. Former wicketkeeper submitted a 14-page affidavit to Cricket South Africa's Social Justice and Nation-Building committee

06 July, 2021

Cricket South Africa Hearings On Racial Discrimination Begins, Ombudsman To Submit Report By End Of September


The hearings will include testimonies from those who have suffered racial discrimination, either by written statement on affidavit or oral statement under oath

23 June, 2021

ENG vs IND: Eoin Morgan Says Historic Tweets 'Taken Out Of Context', Says 'Sir' Is A Sign Of Admiration


Morgan, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders and Jos Buttler, who plays for Rajasthan Royals, have been eye of storm after using the word 'sir' to mock the Indians

21 June, 2021

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

12 June, 2021

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


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


10 June, 2021

Ollie Robinson To Take 'Short Break' From Cricket After Racist Tweets Controversy


Robinson was suspended from England duty pending an investigation into the historic messages of a racist and sexist nature that were posted on his Twitter account

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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.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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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.

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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.

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