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Jos Buttler happy England and West Indies could show solidarity by taking a knee

28 days ago   |   By Cricket365

England vice-captain Jos Buttler hopes his side's decision to join their West Indian opponents in taking a knee sends a “very powerful message” about cricket's support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
It was already known that both sides would be wearing the BLM logo on their collars in recognition of the global anti-racism protests that followed the killing of George Floyd in the United States, but they added a striking visual before the start of play.
The West Indian team took up their fielding positions at the Ageas Bowl before all 11, joined by England batsmen Dom Sibley and Rory...
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West Indies players wore black gloves to show 'bigger and different' statement supporting Black Lives Matter

West Indies players wore black gloves to show 'bigger and different' statement supporting Black Lives Matter

28 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick said his team wore black gloves when taking a knee before the first Test against England on Wednesday because they wanted to make a statement that was "different" and "bigger".
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Michael Holding's eloquence leads Sky's unflinching masterpiece on race | Andy Bull

28 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Viewers watching England's first Test of the summer were given an uncompromising alternative to cakes and sixes West Indies were flying a Black Lives Matter flag from their balcony. It was one of the first things you saw as the cameras panned across the empty ground on the opening morning of the opening match of this strange and delayed cricket season. Related: Sibley out for a duck as rain dominates England's first day with West Indies
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All England and West Indies players take knee in poignant Black Lives Matter protest before rain-soaked First Test

28 days ago   |   By The Sun


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