In the Test series against England starting next week, West Indies players will hit the ground with the logo of Black Lives Matter on the t-shirt.
The players of the West Indies team will hit the ground with the logo of ‘Black Lives Matter’ on their t-shirt. To show solidarity, West Indies players have decided to put this logo on their jerseys. The jersey collar of the West Indies team will have a Black Lives Matter logo on it. It will appear against England throughout the series. Its purpose is to make people aware of equality.
West Indies team captain Jason Holder said while speaking to ESPN Cricinfo, “We believe we have a duty to show solidarity and help raise awareness.” The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given permission and 20 premier football clubs, which resumed this month, have also used such a logo on their shirts. It was designed by Alisha Hosna, partner of Waterford captain Troy Denny.
Holder has said, “This is an important moment in history for the game, for the game of cricket and for the West Indies cricket team. We have come to England to retain the Wisden Trophy, but we are going to be Are very conscious of the events and the fight for justice and equality. ” The three-match Test series between hosts England and the West Indies starts on 8 July. This will be the first international match after the second week of March.
He has said, “As a group of young players we know about the rich and varied history of West Indies cricket and we know that we are the custodians of the great game for the coming generation. We have not taken our decision lightly Taken. We know what people have to decide because of the color of our skin, so we know what it feels like, it’s beyond limits. There should be equality and there should be unity. “
Source : Jagran