English cricket’s reign of shame exposed with brutal admission of guilt | Jonathan Liew

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Damning report must act as a brutal wake-up call and a line cannot be drawn under this with prejudice rife within the sport

You may want to sit down for this part. Turns out – no, seriously – that a sport created and codified for the purpose of allowing rich white landowners to bet against each other, and then exported around the world at gunpoint with the promise that it would civilise savage peoples, may not actually be that progressive.

How can this possibly have happened? Who do we see about this? And who’s asking, anyway?

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Written by Jonathan Liew
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/jun/27/english-cricket-independent-commission-equity-prejudice-azeem-rafiq-racism under the title “English cricket’s reign of shame exposed with brutal admission of guilt | Jonathan Liew”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.