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‘Shame on his teammates’: Daren Sammy blasts Makhaya Ntini's South Africa teammates over racism row
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‘Shame on his teammates’: Daren Sammy blasts Makhaya Ntini's South Africa teammates over racism row

Daren Sammy extends support to Makhaya Ntini after former South Africa cricketer reveals the alienation he was subjected to during his career.

Darren Sammy backs Lungi Ngidi's 'Black Lives Matter' stand after pacer faces backlash from ex-Proteas
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Darren Sammy backs Lungi Ngidi's 'Black Lives Matter' stand after pacer faces backlash from ex-Proteas

Darren Sammy was among the first cricketers to speak out on racism in the sport, and earlier this week, Proteas pacer Lungi Ngidi too joined the chorus — which attracted the ire of former South African cricketers.

CSA stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, will use platform to spread awareness, says CEO
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CSA stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, will use platform to spread awareness, says CEO

The CSA statement comes after star speedster Lungi Ngidi, who is a supporter of the BLM movement, was slammed by former Proteas Pat Symcox, Boeta Dippenaar and others for not speaking up against the attacks on white farmers in the country.

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says educating cricketers on racism as important as doping, corruption
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Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says educating cricketers on racism as important as doping, corruption

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy on Sunday said just like awareness around anti-doping or anti-corruption it is important to educate young cricketers on anti-racism at a systematic level to reduce discrimination and promote the value of diversity.

'We want respect, not revenge, war', says West Indies' Dwayne Bravo talking on racism in cricket
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'We want respect, not revenge, war', says West Indies' Dwayne Bravo talking on racism in cricket

Bravo joined the likes of his former captain Darren Sammy and Chris Gayle in denouncing racism in the wake of African-American George Floyd's killing at the hands of a white police officer in the USA.

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan says racism not restricted to skin colour, religious discrimination part of it too
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Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan says racism not restricted to skin colour, religious discrimination part of it too

Former India pacer Irfan Pathan on Tuesday contributed to the global debate around racism, saying "it is not just restricted to the skin colour" and one could also be racially abused due to his religion.

Ishant Sharma's 2014 Instagram post shows Darren Sammy being addressed with racist nickname
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Ishant Sharma's 2014 Instagram post shows Darren Sammy being addressed with racist nickname

Darren Sammy has accused some of his IPL teammates of addressing him with a racist nickname during his stint with Sunrisers Hyderabad and demanded an apology from the bunch, which might also include India pacer Ishant Sharma.

'He has to take responsibility for his comments': Irfan Pathan, Parvez Rasool on Darren Sammy’s racism allegation
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'He has to take responsibility for his comments': Irfan Pathan, Parvez Rasool on Darren Sammy’s racism allegation

Irfan Pathan and Parvez Rasool have denied Darren Sammy being subjected to racist jibe while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL

'You guys know who you are': Darren Sammy demands former Sunrisers Hyderabad teammates to clear stand on using racist jibe
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'You guys know who you are': Darren Sammy demands former Sunrisers Hyderabad teammates to clear stand on using racist jibe

Darren Sammy has once again alleged that he was subjected to racist jibes while playing for IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad

Racism cannot be stamped out from sports without tackling it within society, feels Michael Holding
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Racism cannot be stamped out from sports without tackling it within society, feels Michael Holding

Holding, who took 249 wickets in 60 Tests for West Indies between 1975 and 1987, said individual sports need not worry about racism.

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse while playing in IPL
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Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse while playing in IPL

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has alleged that he was subjected to racial slur, 'kalu', while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Cricket West Indies joins cricketers in speaking out against racism, pledges support for players
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Cricket West Indies joins cricketers in speaking out against racism, pledges support for players

Cricket West Indies said people from the island nations have fought their battles to retain their dignity and identity over decades and returned victorious.

George Floyd death: Activism in America against systemic racism and injustice is a powerful lesson to us all, says Kumar Sangakkara
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George Floyd death: Activism in America against systemic racism and injustice is a powerful lesson to us all, says Kumar Sangakkara

Offering his views on racism after an African-American man George Floyd was killed last week while a white police officer pressed his knee on the handcuffed man's neck in the USA, Sangakkara urged people to create a better society.

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy calls for cricketing fraternity to raise voice against racism in wake of George Floyd's killing
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Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy calls for cricketing fraternity to raise voice against racism in wake of George Floyd's killing

West Indies' two-time T20 World Cup-winning captain Darren Sammy on Tuesday urged the ICC and the entire cricketing fraternity to raise their voice against racism or else be ready to be considered 'a part of the problem'.

PSL 2020: Darren Sammy steps down as Peshawar Zalmi captain due to struggles with fitness, appointed coach for two years
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PSL 2020: Darren Sammy steps down as Peshawar Zalmi captain due to struggles with fitness, appointed coach for two years

Peshawar director of cricket and bowling coach Mohammad Akram said Wahab Riaz will replace Sammy as the skipper of the 2017 PSL champion for the remainder of the league

Ex-West Indian captain Darren Sammy to receive honorary Pakistan citizenship for role in return of international cricket to country
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Ex-West Indian captain Darren Sammy to receive honorary Pakistan citizenship for role in return of international cricket to country

Sammy, who is presently leading Peshawar Zalmi in the fifth Pakistan Super League season, will be given the honorary citizenship and Pakistan's highest civilian award, Nishan-e-Haider

PSL 2020: International stars travelling to Pakistan a great endorsement for nation, says PCB CEO Wasim Khan
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PSL 2020: International stars travelling to Pakistan a great endorsement for nation, says PCB CEO Wasim Khan

Security concerns stopped foreign cricketers from touring Pakistan four years ago when the country's premier domestic Twenty20 tournament was launched, forcing organisers to stage the event on neutral turf in the United Arab Emirates.

PSL 2019: Quetta Gladiators lift maiden title after outclassing Peshawar Zalmi by eight wickets in final
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PSL 2019: Quetta Gladiators lift maiden title after outclassing Peshawar Zalmi by eight wickets in final

Darren Sammy-led Peshawar, playing in its third straight PSL final, was restricted to 138-8 after being put into bat by Quetta captain Sarfraz Ahmed

West Indies vs England: Jason Holder's double-hundred shows he's the best all-rounder going around in Tests
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West Indies vs England: Jason Holder's double-hundred shows he's the best all-rounder going around in Tests

Jason Holder's recently acquired status as a player is bound to heighten not only his confidence, but also the respect he receives from both opponents and teammates.