Sivaramakrishnan, who has performed 9 Checks and 16 ODIs for India, opened up about his expertise with discrimination within the wake of the racism scandal that has rocked English cricket.
“I’ve been criticised and color discriminated all my life, so it would not trouble me anymore. This sadly occurs in our personal nation,” Sivaramakrishnan wrote on his Twitter deal with.
@AMP86793444 I’ve been criticised and color discriminated all my life, so it doesn’t trouble me anymore. This unf… https://t.co/4kmatlpLwN
— Laxman Sivaramakrishnan (@LaxmanSivarama1) 1637895732000
The previous leg-spinner, who was identified for his prodigious flip and flight, was reacting to a Twitter submit that hinted at on-line trolling confronted by commentators.
Sivaramakrishnan isn’t the one India participant to have spoken about being discriminated towards. Tamil Nadu opener Abhinav Mukund had additionally raised this concern on social media in 2017.
In a press release posted on his Twitter web page, Mukund, who featured in 7 Take a look at matches for India, had stated: “I’ve been travelling lots inside and outdoors our nation since I used to be 15. Ever since I used to be younger, folks’s obsession with my pores and skin color has all the time been a thriller to me.”
He added within the assertion, “Anybody who follows cricket would perceive the plain. I’ve performed and educated day in and day trip within the solar and never even as soon as have I regretted the truth that I’ve tanned or misplaced a few shades.
“It’s just because I like what I do and I’ve been in a position to obtain sure issues solely as a result of I’ve spent hours outside. I come from Chennai, most likely one of many hottest locations within the nation and I’ve gladly spent most of my grownup life within the cricket floor.”
Final yr, former India and Karnataka pacer Dodda Ganesh, too, had opened up about his expertise of racial discrimination.
English cricket just lately discovered itself on the centre of a storm as former Yorkshire participant Azeem Rafiq testified in regards to the racial discrimination that he confronted at a parliamentary listening to.