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Azeem Rafiq Set To Leave England Shores After Abuse And Intimidation: Report

In 2020, the 31-year-old opened up about an "institutionally racist culture" at Yorkshire, including by former England players.

14 October 2022

South Africa Cricket Racism Report Names AB De Villiers, Mark Boucher, Graeme Smith

Social Justice and Nation-Building (SJN) Commission has accused CSA administration, former captain and current director Graeme Smith, current head coach Mark Boucher and former batter AB de Villiers of engaging in...


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

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.


South Africa Coach Mark Boucher’s Racism Case Hearing Postponed Until May

Mark Boucher has been accused by former South Africa teammate Paul Adams of leading a song that was racially abusive.

02 February 2022

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

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: 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.

13 November 2021

South Africa Cricket Racism: Graeme Smith, Mark Boucher In The Eye Of Storm

Social Justice and Nation Building Commission had accused Cricket South Africa administration, former captain and current director Graeme Smith, Mark Boucher and former batter AB de Villiers of engaging in racial...

20 December 2021

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

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.

11 November 2021

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06 November 2021
England Cricket Racism: Yorkshire Chairman Roger Hutton Resigns Over Azeem Rafiq Case

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.'


30 October 2021
Live Streaming Of South Africa Vs Sri Lanka: How To Watch T20 World Cup, Super 12 Cricket Match

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

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

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...


26 October 2021
Black Lives Matter: Quinton De Kock Refuses To Take The Knee, Cricket South Africa Not Amused

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

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.


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13 October 2021
T20 World Cup: England Cricketers Consider Taking The Knee In Showpiece Event

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

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

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...


23 August 2021
Mark Boucher Apologises For Singing Racist Songs Targeting Teammates In South Africa National Cricket Team

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...


06 July 2021
Cricket South Africa Hearings On Racial Discrimination Begins, Ombudsman To Submit Report By End Of September

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


25 June 2021
Against Darker Willows

Against Darker Willows

Uncovering of a rash of disgusting, racist tweets by English cricketers shows how this canker thrives in the nation’s cricketing structure


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23 June 2021
ENG vs IND: Eoin Morgan Says Historic Tweets 'Taken Out Of Context', Says 'Sir' Is A Sign Of Admiration

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...


22 June 2021
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...


12 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


10 June 2021
Ollie Robinson To Take 'Short Break' From Cricket After Racist Tweets Controversy

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...


10 June 2021
Racism And Cricket: Jason Holder Wants More Than Taking The Knee

Racism And Cricket: Jason Holder Wants More Than Taking The Knee

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


09 June 2021
Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan Under Investigation For Alleged Racist Remarks Against Indians

Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan Under Investigation For Alleged Racist Remarks Against Indians

The posts, in which Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan used the word 'sir' to mock the Indians, started doing the rounds on social media after the suspension of Ollie...


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