Azeem Rafiq says He Continues to Face Racist Abuse

Former cricketer Azeem Rafiq has revealed that he is in regular contact with police after receiving racist abuse and threats following his account of racism within cricket. In 2021, Rafiq detailed his experience of racist abuse during his time with Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The 31-year-old said “inhuman” treatment from teammates and senior staff members left him feeling suicidal. He […]

The Results of the 2022 IPL Auction

The 2022 IPL auction has come to an end after two days of intense bidding. The cricket community witnessed many surprises as the teams clashed in a unique battle to grab the best players for their sides ahead of the new season. A total sum of Rs. 551.7 Crore (£53.9 million) was spent to seal the deals of 204 players. […]

Nasser Hanif on ‘Around the Wicket’, Cricket & Racism

Experienced news and radio sports broadcaster, Nasser Hanif, is the producer of Around the Wicket, an interesting cricket podcast series. BBC Sounds commissioned Nasser Hanif in 2021 to produce the three-episode series, focusing on Yorkshire’s Asian Cricket. In this podcast series, Nasser takes the listeners on a journey with a historical perspective. He looks at the backstory to the Azeem Rafiq […]

Lanka Premier League 2021: 6 Exciting Local Cricketers

The Lanka Premier League 2021 features some of the very gifted homegrown players. The T20 franchise league tournament takes place for the second time in Sri Lanka from December 5 to 23, 2021. The nineteen-day tournament organised by Sri Lanka Cricket comprises five teams. These include Colombo Stars, Dambulla Giants, Galle Gladiators, Jaffna Kings, and Kandy Warriors. The Lanka Premier […]