Refusal of England and Australia Cricketers to Take a Knee Draws Fire

Refusal of England and Australia Cricketers to Take a Knee Draws Fire


The decision by cricketers representing Australia and England not to take a knee before commencing their latest series has been called “lame” by a former West Indies player.

The two traditional foes are facing each other in a three-match series starting at Old Trafford on Friday and have decided to concentrate on the task at hand rather than follow the sporting precepts of protest as demanded by Black Lives Matter supporters.

West Indies great Michael Holding has criticised both teams for the decision, AFP reports, attacking the Australian captain’s claim “education is more important than the protest.”

“I’m a little bit disappointed that since the England-Ireland series, when they did take a knee, I haven’t seen any of the teams take a knee,” Holding said on his YouTube channel.

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“Now that the West Indies team has gone home, that doesn’t mean that you still shouldn’t be respecting the message and exactly

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