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’

“Seeing some of the Australian one-day players seeing the Aboriginal teams’ shirts and saying ‘we should have some of those designs on our uniforms’, it was a really good moment” “You’re probably more likely wanting to engage more in the sport itself, because you know that in the environments you’re going to be in, you’re […]

Dan Christian lifts lid on casual racism in Australian cricket

“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 […]

Cricket team-mates – Nasser Hussain: Michael Atherton easiest man to captain

Life of the party? Darren Gough, without a doubt. We had Phil Tufnell, who might push him close, but Gough was the heartbeat of our team. He was one of the best blokes to captain and one of the most important cricketers I played with. He had a great way of lifting us in the […]

Shoaib Akhtar to Replace Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan Cricket Team’s Chief Selector, Former Pacer Says ‘Discussions On’ With PCB

“I live a very comfortable life I played cricket on my terms but now I have settled down. But I am ready to leave this comfort and try to put my neck on the line for the PCB..I am not afraid others give advice. I will give time if the opportunity arises,” Akhtar said.

Cricket team-mates – Mark Butcher: Adam Hollioake perfect pal on desert island – but not Rob Key!

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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

“People keep asking me about white privilege and I keep saying that I grew up in a regime that was totally designed to ensure I had the best opportunity. So, there is racial inequality, some people call that racism, and there has to be a level playing field,” he added.