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

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

22 June 2021
ENG vs NZ, 2nd Test: Michael Holding Criticises England Team's 'Moment Of Unity' Gesture

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

12 June 2021

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

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

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

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...

26 May 2021

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

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

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28 November 2020
AUS Vs IND: India Missing 'Skill And Character' Of Peerless MS Dhoni, Feels Michael Holding

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

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

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

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

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

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...


23 August 2020
MS Dhoni Destroyed Whatever Came In Front Of Him: Michael Holding Lauds Former India Captain

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

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

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

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


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14 July 2020
South Asian Diaspora Often Becomes Victim Of 'Casual Racism' In England: Monty Panesar

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

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...


09 July 2020
Nasser Hussain Hails Michael Holding For His Powerful Message Against Racism

Nasser Hussain Hails Michael Holding For His Powerful Message Against 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...


08 July 2020
Until We Educate The Entire Human Race, Racism Will Not Stop: Michael Holding

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

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

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

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...


06 June 2020
Defending MS Dhoni, Michael Holding Gives Fresh Perspective On India's Controversial World Cup Defeat To England

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

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...


20 May 2020
BCCI's Donation To Cricket West Indies For Former Players Misused, Alleges Michael Holding

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

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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13 May 2020
Michael Holding Has A 'Problem' With Jasprit Bumrah, And Indian Pacer Should Listen To Windies Great

Michael Holding Has A 'Problem' With Jasprit Bumrah, And Indian Pacer Should Listen To Windies Great

Clearly impressed with Jasprit Bumrah, Michael Holding gave a word of advice to the Indian pacer: "It's a human body and not a machine"


30 April 2020
West Indies Legend Michael Holding Wonders If Cricket Is Moving In Right Direction

West Indies Legend Michael Holding Wonders If Cricket Is Moving In Right Direction

Michael Holding believes hitting the pause button for a while was necessary amid the excessive commercialisation of cricket


28 April 2020
Michael Holding Questions Suggestions Of Legalising Ball-tampering

Michael Holding Questions Suggestions Of Legalising Ball-tampering

Michael Holding believes there is 'no logic' behind the reported move as players will anyway be playing the game in a safe environment and use of saliva on the...


15 April 2020
Michael Holding Picks His 'Fab 4' Fast Bowlers Across Generations

Michael Holding Picks His 'Fab 4' Fast Bowlers Across Generations

Michael Holding named two fellow West Indies legends -- Malcolm Marshall, Andy Roberts, one Australian Dennis Lillee and one South Africa - Dale Steyn


09 April 2020
'Whispering Death' Unlikely To Continue Commentating Beyond 2021, Hints Michael Holding

'Whispering Death' Unlikely To Continue Commentating Beyond 2021, Hints Michael Holding

One of the most respected voices in world cricket, 66-year-old Michael Holding has been with the Sky Sports for the past 21 years


15 July 2019
From MS Dhoni's 'Balidan' Gloves To Ben Stokes' Lucky Dive, 2019 Cricket World Cup's Controversies

From MS Dhoni's 'Balidan' Gloves To Ben Stokes' Lucky Dive, 2019 Cricket World Cup's Controversies

England should have been awarded five runs, not six, when Ben Stokes inadvertently deflected a throw to the boundary in Sunday's epic Cricket World Cup final....


20 August 2018
'Don't Compare Me To Kapil Dev, Let Me Be Hardik Pandya': Indian All-Rounder's Jibe At Michael Holding

'Don't Compare Me To Kapil Dev, Let Me Be Hardik Pandya': Indian All-Rounder's Jibe At Michael Holding

"They have created their era, let me be Hardik Pandya. Let's stop comparing me with anyone. I will be happy if you don't," he said.


03 February 2022
'Sehwag, Sachin Are Like Chalk And Cheese'

'Sehwag, Sachin Are Like Chalk And Cheese'

'One can't even begin to compare the two. One is right up there and the other is down here.'


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