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Michael Holding claims English cricket lacks country’s footballers’ backbone on racism

Michael Holding has accused English cricket of diluting the Black Lives Matter message

Michael Holding has accused English cricket’s new anti-discrimination ‘moment of unity’ of diluting the Black Lives Matter message, and compared them unfavourably with England’s footballers. On the day Lancashire became the latest team to become embroiled in the controversy over historic abusive tweets, the West Indian great praised Gareth Southgate’s side for continuing to take…

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Michael Holding, Ebony Rainford-Brent and Nasser Hussain look back on addressing racism last summer

Ebony Rainford-Brent has moved seamlessly from playing for England to being a pundit on Sky

Their passionate and powerful exchange about Black Lives Matter and diversity in cricket that opened last year’s international summer on Sky Sports has brought a flurry of awards. Here the central figures in the debate, Michael Holding and Ebony Rainford-Brent, join Sportsmail’s Nasser Hussain to discuss the impact of their broadcast and what happened next….

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