A South Asian Action Plan was launched in 2018 to improve diversity in cricket – so what’s happened since? from: BBC News
from: BBC News BBC sports editor Dan Roan discusses the racism scandal in English cricket and how it forces society to confront its most important issues.
Cricket chiefs in England and Wales say racism and discrimination is a “blight” on our game and they “apologise unreservedly”. from: BBC News
Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers announces his retirement from cricket. from: BBC News
Azeem Rafiq says he faced years of racist abuse while playing for Yorkshire Cricket Club. from: BBC News
More than 1,000 people contacted an inquiry into discrimination in cricket in the past week amid the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Azeem Rafiq is pictured on many front pages following his testimony to MPs on racism in cricket.
English cricket is “approaching” an “emergency” over its failure to address racism and diversity, says England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison. from: BBC News
English cricket is “institutionally” racist, says former Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Essex chairman John Faragher resigns with immediate effect over a historical allegation of using racist language in a board meeting.
West Indies great Michael Holding urges individuals to ‘share your story’ of discrimination within cricket to a wide-ranging inquiry. from: BBC News
Businesses in the shadow of Headingley Stadium say the Azeem Rafiq racism row poses a threat to them.
BBC Sport timelines the stages of the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal which has engulfed Yorkshire County Cricket Club and English cricket.
Australian cricket is mourning the loss of Test greats Alan Davidson and Ashley Mallett. from: BBC News
As online abuse becomes the main form of venting, many worry about the toxicity cricketers face on social media. from: BBC News
Several people have been arrested for supporting Pakistan during Sunday’s T20 World Cup cricket game. from: BBC News
Some Namibia players are not full-time cricketers, the coach has to buy snacks before training, so how have they managed to get this far in the T20 World Cup? from: BBC News
The nation is experiencing a much-needed burst of joy after it unexpectedly beat India in a cricket match in Dubai. From: New York Times
It’s one of the greatest rivalries in sports, when war off the field allows it — a contest of national identities that will be renewed this Sunday in a World Cup match. From: New York Times