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

“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.”

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’

“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 […]

Dan Christian lifts lid on casual racism in Australian cricket

“I think it is an issue in Australian cricket, I don’t think it’s as ‘in your face’ as you might see around the world or even elsewhere in Australian culture,” Christian told the panel. “I think it’s definitely there, it’s more of a casual racism, just little throwaway lines here and there, made to be […]

Spectators set for return to Australian cricket – with minimal cheering

Crowds of varying sizes have been able to return to watch the winter sports codes in Australia since July in all states and territories other than Victoria. One of the key elements of the men’s international season, whether the MCG can host the Boxing Day Test against India, hinges on if crowds are able to […]

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

“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.”

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

BBL side Sydney Thunder had approached Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar back in 2013-14 but the deal didn’t materialise, else the talismanic batsman – who retired from international cricket in 2013 – would have been the first Indian to have played in the Australian domestic league.