Backing their endeavour to give Black people equal right to live in the society, West Indies will wear a Black Lives Matter emblem on the collars of their shirts during Test series against England, which begins next month.
Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy, who called out Sunrisers Hyderabad for alleged racist behaviour, has stressed on the importance of educating young cricketers on anti-racism in a systematic manner so that the sanctity of the gentleman's game can remain in tact.
Former West Indies skipper Darren Sammy has alleged that he was subjected to racist taunts during his stint for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL). According to Sammy, he and Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera were referred to as ‘Kalu’. Sammy revealed that earlier he thought the meaning of the word was strong black man. But, now that he has learnt the actual meaning of the term, he is angry.
West Indian batsman Chris Gayle has launched a scathing attack on former teammate Ramnaresh Sarwan. Referring to the retired cricketer as 'snake' and 'worse than coronavirus', the southpaw termed Sarwan responsible for him not being retained by Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise Jamaica Tallawahs.
West Indian legend Brian Lara believes that it is not impossible for players of the current generation to break the record for the highest Test score of 400 set by him. In fact, he even named a few players who, he feels, are capable of breaking the barrier.