West Indies batsman says he was taunted over skin colour
West Indies cricketer Darren Sammy claimed that he was addressed with a racial jibe when he was in India.
“That’s what that dude called me in India..Kalu,” the former captain commented on a video on Instagram. “I just thought it was funny. Now I know.”
The West Indies cricketer had earlier urged the cricket fraternity to speak against racial discrimination.
. @ICC and all the other boards are you guys not seeing what’s happening to ppl like me? Are you not gonna speak against the social injustice against my kind. This is not only about America. This happens everyday #BlackLivesMatter now is not the time to be silent. I wanna hear u— Daren Sammy (@darensammy88) June 2, 2020
For too long black people have suffered. I’m all the way in St Lucia and I’m frustrated If you see me as a teammate then you see #GeorgeFloyd Can you be part of the change by showing your support. #BlackLivesMatter— Daren Sammy (@darensammy88) June 2, 2020
Violent protests have gripped the United States since an unarmed Minneapolis native George Floyd was killed.