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Alex Hales apologizes profusely for the ‘foolish’ blackface photo and admits he disappointed his family and friends. ALEX HALES has issued an apology for his “foolish” blackface photo. According to The Sun, the cricketer wore blackface to a New Year’s Eve party. Hales used Instagram to reflect on his past actions in the wake of the Yorkshire racism scandal. “Hello everyone, with the allegations that have surfaced in the last few days, I feel it’s important that I address these myself,” he said. “Let’s start with a photo of me from a fancy dress party in 2009 that was published…

England cricketer Alex Hales was seen in blackface, adding to the sport’s already tainted image. ENGLAND cricketer Alex Hales paints his face black in a shot that adds to the sport’s humiliation. Hales, 32, who is entangled in a Yorkshire race row this week, stunned partygoers with his appearance at a New Year’s Eve gala. He tried to excuse it last night by claiming it was a tribute to US artist Tupac Shakur. Anti-racism activists and MPs attacked him, and the English Cricket Board stated it was looking into it. Ex-Yorkshire bowler Azeem Rafiq, 30, gave frightening testimony to MP…

Following Azeem Rafiq’s shocking revelations, cricket may face a ‘nuclear option’ if racism issues are not addressed. Cricket chiefs face a “nuclear option,” according to Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston, if the racism crisis is not resolved. Huddleston accused the ECB of “kick[ing] the problem into the long grass for years,” and suggested that an independent regulator be appointed to monitor public funds flowing into cricket. Following his lackluster performance at the DCMS on Tuesday, ECB chief executive Tom Harrison may face pressure. As the aftermath of Rafiq’s testimony unfolds… After accusing the players’ union of failing to assist him, Rafiq…

Alex Hales, an England cricketer, was photographed in blackface, adding to the sport’s shame. England cricketer Alex Hales paints his face black in a photo that adds to the sport’s shame. With his appearance at a New Year’s Eve bash, Hales, 32, who is embroiled in a Yorkshire race row, surprised fellow guests. He tried to justify it last night by claiming it was a tribute to Tupac Shakur, the late American rapper. Anti-racism activists and MPs attacked him, and the English Cricket Board announced that it was looking into the matter. Former Yorkshire bowler Azeem Rafiq, 30, gave shocking…

Azeem Rafiq wants Gary Ballance to be allowed to play for Yorkshire again, despite the racial insult, but only if he apologizes. Gary Ballance should be allowed to play for Yorkshire again, according to AZEEM RAFIQ, as long as he apologizes. Rafiq, on the other hand, believes that disgraced coach and ex-captain Andrew Gale, as well as director of cricket Martyn Moxon, have no future in cricket. Rafiq, a former Yorkshire all-rounder, was speaking just 24 hours after giving brave and moving testimony at a Digital, Media, Culture and Sport committee on Tuesday. He demands forgiveness and accountability from those…

Despite his strong Muslim beliefs, Yorkshire team-mates doused Azeem Rafiq with BEER, as shocking video from 2012 reveals. TEAMMATES drenched Azeem Rafiq in lager, defying his stringent Muslim beliefs. After Rafiq, 30, disclosed the whole horror of his “inhuman” treatment in Yorkshire, footage of the 2012 incident in Chelmsford surfaced. Rafiq looks uneasy off-camera before requesting if the interviewer can relocate in a film of him being questioned following a promotion-clinching performance against Essex. However, former England opener Adam Lyth comes up behind Rafiq and pours lager over his head. As part of a five-man post-match shot, England captain Joe…

AN amateur cricket club has written a cheeky letter to Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur, offering his T20 World Cup players the chance to restore their tarnished reputation.Former England batsman Rob Key accused Arthur’s players of being so bad in the summer that they “would not have beaten Bromley Common 3rd XI.”Happy to organise a game as long as @robkey79 and @WardyShorts open the batting! 🤣🤣 https://t.co/gJnHzvJXZDWho put you up to this?? @robkey612 🤨🤨 #UpTheCommon 🏏 pic.twitter.com/xBGQoPKM2oHis jibe on Sky Sports following Sri Lanka’s 26-run defeat to England went viral and sparked a wicket response from the Kent club’s chairman…

Alan Igglesden, a former Kent and England bowler, died at the age of 57 following a battle with a brain tumor. FORMER Alan Igglesden, a former England and Kent bowler, died Friday at the age of 57. Between 1989 and 1994, the seamer appeared in three Tests and four One-Day Internationals for England before being forced to retire due to an inoperable brain tumor. After suffering a stroke in 2020, Igglesden’s death was announced by the Professional Cricketers’ Association on Monday. “The PCA is profoundly grieved to learn of the demise of Alan Igglesden, who died peacefully at the age…

Jos Buttler becomes the first guy in English cricket history to score century in all three forms. To make history, JOS BUTTLER needed a six off the penultimate ball of England’s innings. Is he sure he hit it? He did, of course. In Sharjah, a delicious full toss flew into the night sky and settled beyond the mid-wicket boundary in the stand. In their 20 overs, England reached 163-4 with Buttler on 101 not out. It was a comprehensive renovation, and Sri Lanka rarely appeared to be in need of one. Buttler became the first man to score century for…

Despite getting arrested for cricket shenanigans, idiot fan ‘Jarvo’ invades the ground and lines up with the All Blacks before the Wales game. YOUTUBER After pitch invading and lining up alongside New Zealand’s rugby heroes, Daniel Jarvis had to be taken off the field at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. After disrupting three England cricket matches and an NFL game earlier this year, this is the troublemaker’s FIFTH prank of the year. The fool’s most recent stunt featured breaking through security and joining the All-Blacks as they prepared to sing the national anthem. He was wearing a face mask and…

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