Anything to do with Cricket

70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - 9 months ago
Azeem Rafiq's testimony should shine a light on racism in every workplace | Shaista Aziz
I was not shocked by the abuse the ex-Yorkshire cricketer endured – it’s all too common. What’s different is that he’s now being believedI spent some of the past summer at the Lord’s and Oval cricket grounds watching my beloved England and Pakistan play. When…
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 9 months ago
Governing body ICC forms working group to determine cricket's Afghan future - Reuters
The International Cricket Council has set up a working group to determine the future of the game in Afghanistan under its Taliban government, the world governing body said on Wednesday.
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 9 months ago
Melbourne Cricket Ground to stage 2022 T20 World Cup final - Reuters
The next Twenty20 World Cup final will be held under lights at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Nov. 13 next year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday.
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 9 months ago
Pakistan to host 2025 Champions Trophy as ICC confirm eight men's tournaments
Pakistan will host the 2025 Champions Trophy after the International Cricket Council confirm eight men's tournaments between 2024 and 2031.
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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - 9 months ago
Asian heritage cricketers insulted and humiliated at Yorkshire, Rafiq says - Reuters
Former Yorkshire Cricket Club player Azeem Rafiq broke down in tears on Tuesday as he told a British parliamentary panel of "inhuman" racist treatment at the county team.
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Bbe6309a1d067c75a83f525952377ae7 Rahsaan @Rahsaan - 9 months ago
'I had concerns about marriage', admits Malala Yousafzai
The Nobel laureate says she previously questioned marriage and the "imbalance of power".
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 9 months ago
Mitchell replaces Conway in New Zealand squad for India tests - Reuters
Batsman Daryl Mitchell will replace injured Devon Conway in New Zealand's squad for the test series against India later this month, New Zealand Cricket said on Sunday.
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 9 months ago
Virat Kohli: India man arrested over rape threats to cricketer's daughter
A man has been arrested over rape threats to the daughter of Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli.
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 9 months ago
Tasmania looks to swipe Ashes test from Perth - Reuters
The Australian state of Tasmania will submit a pitch to the country's cricket board on Wednesday to have the fifth Ashes test relocated to Hobart from Perth.
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 9 months ago
Former Yorkshire academy player alleges racist abuse from team-mates
A former Yorkshire academy player has given BBC Sport a detailed account of experiencing alleged racism from team-mates at the club as a 14-year-old.
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 9 months ago
‘It is so normalised’: community in Yorkshire on cricket racism scandal
Cricket-loving south Asian residents express little surprise but much resigned anger towards a club they see as unwelcomingThe Azeem Rafiq revelations have not come as a great surprise to Yorkshire men and women of south Asian backgrounds, many of whom interv…
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 9 months ago
Yorkshire racism scandal as relevant to England squad as on-field feats - Morgan
The Yorkshire County Cricket Club racism scandal is "as serious and as relevant" to England's squad as any of their feats on the field, says captain Eoin Morgan.
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 9 months ago
'Now is your time to be heard' - Holding tells cricket discrimination victims to come forward
West Indies great Michael Holding urges individuals to 'share your story' of discrimination within cricket to a wide-ranging inquiry.
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 9 months ago
Yorkshire cricket's race row exposes a sport that's gone backwards | Mihir Bose
The abuse faced by Azeem Rafiq took place in a game that is getting whiter, and more out of touch with modern BritainThe racism that cricketer Azeem Rafiq suffered while playing for Yorkshire goes beyond the county to the very heart of the English game. It re…
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 9 months ago
Morgan wants England to tackle racism 'head on' - Reuters
England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan wants the cricket board to tackle the Yorkshire racism row "head on", insisting there was no place for any kind of discrimination against any player.
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76cef6f73945104b91bf5d96ec4a3ce2 Rowan @Rowan - 9 months ago
Yorkshire CCC needs to be ‘dragged into 2021’, says Mark Ramprakash
Former England batsman criticises club’s ‘disappointing’ reaction to racism allegations and calls for action to promote diversityThe former England batsman Mark Ramprakash has called for Yorkshire County Cricket Club to be “dragged into 2021” after what he sa…
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F0eeb861062e22bc7a935a0992b58cb8 Ariel @Ariel - 9 months ago
Former skipper Dravid appointed Indian men's cricket team head coach - Reuters
Former India captain Rahul Dravid has been appointed the head coach of the men's national team to succeed Ravi Shastri, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said in a statement on Wednesday.
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 9 months ago
T20 World Cup: The toxic trolling of India's cricket stars
As online abuse becomes the main form of venting, many worry about the toxicity cricketers face on social media.
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 9 months ago
Australian Hall of Fame all-rounder Davidson dies aged 92 - Reuters
Alan Davidson, the first player to score 100 runs and take 10 wickets in a single test match, has died at the age of 92, Cricket Australia announced on Saturday.
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041490c94bd26a3efdf85d49d9b013ba Alexie @Alexie - 9 months ago
Indian police arrest seven for ‘celebrating’ Pakistan cricket win
Young Muslims face charges including ‘promoting enmity’ after match at T20 World Cup in DubaiIndian police have arrested seven Muslim youths for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in a cricket match on Sunday.Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister Yo…
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 10 months ago
De Kock misses T20 World Cup game as South Africa players told to take knee
De Kock ‘made himself unavailable for personal reasons’Cricket South Africa issued team directive earlier on TuesdayQuinton de Kock did not take part in South Africa’s Twenty20 World Cup match against West Indies, after the team wer…
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Aafc872a384e36f0c748991d0e7580c6 Minnie @Minnie - 10 months ago
Taliban officials celebrate cricket win but Kabul streets subdued - Reuters
Taliban officials took to social media on Monday to congratulate the Afghan national cricket team for winning a match in the Twenty20 World Cup, but there was a muted response on the streets of Kabul where such wins were celebrated enthusiastically in the pas…
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 10 months ago
Stokes added to England's Ashes squad - Reuters
All-rounder Ben Stokes has been added to England's squad for the Ashes tour of Australia, England's cricket board said on Monday.
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 10 months ago
T20 World Cup: Pakistan hammer India by 10 wickets to claim famous win
Pakistan hammer India by 10 wickets to claim a famous win over their great rivals at the Men's T20 World Cup in Dubai.
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - 10 months ago
Afghanistan hope World Cup success can bring joy back home - Reuters
Afghanistan's Twenty20 World Cup preparation has been far from ideal in the aftermath of the country's Taliban takeover in August but captain Mohammad Nabi hopes his team's performance can bring about some joy back home.
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