“When I did hear it I was really taken aback in the moment and the situation, because it came from a place where it didn’t come from a teammate or the team environment, it came from a place surrounding that, and in a moment where I didn’t envisage that would happen,” Haynes said. “I did […]
“One of the things where I think it is pretty well known is the number of Aboriginal athletes that have come through other team sports compared to cricket. When you see that, you know something’s not right” Justin Mohamed “When I heard about that, this is part of the example we see – you can’t […]
“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,” it added. “Comments like these demonstrate just how far we still have to go.”
An injury denied him the chance to be a part of England’s World Cup squad last summer, but Billings knows from personal experience that his opportunity could come at any time and is determined to be ready when it does.
“It`s not an excuse but coming off five months without cricket doesn`t help. You can`t really simulate international matches by having nets or a centre-wicket practice. And T20 cricket is such a short game – those little moments have really cost us in the long run. We`ve been a little bit off where we want […]
Chasing Australia’s total of 155, Lancashire batsman Buttler paced his innings nicely and didn’t take unnecessary risks in the early exchanges. It was only when the hosts were in a winning position and the victory looked almost certainly in their bag, that Buttler went for his big shots.
“That’s one thing we could at least do to raise some awareness and educate people within our sport,” said Christian, who has played for the likes of Hampshire and Middlesex in England and several franchises in the Indian Premier League.
Issues around overseas players remain to be resolved, while a raft of other in-game tweaks will be formally announced by CA in coming weeks. “The prospect of bringing overseas players into both the WBBL and BBL is really important to those leagues,” Dobson said. “So we’re working really closely with internal experts to make sure […]
As Breitbart News reported, the issue of sporting activism is a major driver of debate in the U.S. with a Gallup poll this week finding the favorability rating for sports has crashed a whopping 30 points among Republicans and Independents, amid a surge in social justice protests on the field.
“We’ve been watching, listening and learning from how the other sports have gone about it. There is another model on the table whereby we look at adopting a travelling roadshow of BBL festivals that come to your town, 10 nights only, 160 of the best T20 players from around Australia and the world, and then […]