Alex Hales pictured in blackface as English cricket handed a new blow

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Cricket’s bruising week took yet another hit on Thursday night when the former England batsman Alex Hales admitted painting his face black for a New Year’s Eve party in 2009.

Hales, who this week denied he had named his black dog Kevin after a racial slur allegedly used at Yorkshire by Gary Ballance, was forced to explain why he attended the party with a black face.

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Written by Sean Ingle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/nov/18/english-cricket-nuclear-option-regulator-sports-minister-racism under the title “Alex Hales pictured in blackface as English cricket handed a new blow”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.