All-rounder Dan Christian Addresses Racism in Australian Cricket, Says I Think it is an Issue

Racism in Australian cricket is ‘not in your face but it is definitely there’, says former all-rounder Dan Christian as he opened up on the raging issue. Christian stated ‘casual racism’ is prevalent in Australian cricket and revealed he has been subject to jokes about his colour of skin. Players and teams across sports have […]

Racism in Australian cricket is not in your face but it is definitely there: Dan Christian

“It’s more of a casual racism. Little throwaway lines here and there that are made to be jokes. And a lot of that, for me personally, has been around the colour of my skin and the fact that I don’t look aboriginal, whatever that means. That’s the most noticeable thing for me.”

Australian cricket’s Indigenous inclusion – ‘You can’t just window dress things’

“I think at my very first meeting, there were these groups and people in states and territories feeding information up to CA, but a lot of it was around activities like the Imparja Cup and getting to tournaments on game day, getting CA to get behind some of the local or state initiatives,” he says. […]

Dan Christian lifts lid on casual racism in Australian cricket

“However I’ve received a lot of messages over the past few months from people I’ve played with and against that have said ‘sorry if I’ve ever said anything to you that you’ve been offended by, please help, I’d love to know more about your personal story, your family story, things that I can do in […]

Spectators set for return to Australian cricket – with minimal cheering

Members of Australia’s squad from New South Wales, Victoria, and the ACT, along with the full New Zealand party, are currently in two weeks quarantine in Brisbane. They are able to train for three hours a day at Allan Border Field during this time with the rest of the Australia squad arriving next Monday. The […]

Former Australian cricketer to make racing debut

“For me it’s that release – it’s not quite the same as what I got with cricket but it’s a great adrenaline rush for me to get my mind off things.

Players open up on racism in cricket

“It’s more of a casual racism. Little throwaway lines here and there that are made to be jokes. And a lot of that, for me personally, has been around the colour of my skin and the fact that I don’t look aboriginal, whatever that means. That’s the most noticeable thing for me.”

Cricket Australia blasts ‘blatantly racist’ abuse of Dan Christian

“Little throwaway lines here and there that are made to be jokes. And a lot of that, for me personally, has been around the colour of my skin and the fact I don’t look Aboriginal, whatever that means,” he said. “That’s the most noticeable thing for me.”

Cricket Australia investigates racist abuse towards Dan Christian

“Whilst we have chosen not to name the publisher of these comments publicly, we want to strongly reinforce that any form of racism or discrimination has no place in cricket, sport or wider society. Comments like these demonstrate just how far we still have to go.”

Yuvraj Singh expresses desire to play in BBL, Cricket Australia trying to find a club for the southpaw

No Indian player has ever featured in the BBL as the BCCI doesn’t allow active players to take part in overseas’ league. The 38-year-old Yuvraj had retired from international and domestic cricket last year, clearing the decks to ply his trade in foreign leagues across the globe.