Australian opener Usman Khawaja was charged by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) for carrying a black armband in protest towards the victims of the struggle in Gaza between Israel and Hamas. Khawaja made the transfer throughout the first Check match between Australia and Pakistan with out permission from the ICC and was additionally reprimanded for a similar.
ICC has additionally imposed a ban Usman Khawaja‘footwear that include a social message for the struggle victims in Gaza. The message learn, “Freedom is a human proper” and “All lives are equal”. ICC took this step as a result of it’s a clear violation of the code of conduct, which prohibits the promotion of any political, spiritual or racist message.
Michael Holding helps Usman Khawaja
Former West Indian quick bowler Michael Holding has backed Usman Khawaja and uncovered the ICC’s hypocrisy in your entire saga. Holding mentioned he has been following the Khawaja fiasco for days and said he was not stunned by the step taken by the ICC.
Talking to ‘The Weekend Australian’, Michael Holding mentioned: “I’ve been following the Khawaja fiasco and I can not say that I’m stunned by the ICC’s place. If it had been most different organizations that confirmed some semblance of consistency of their attitudes and conduct on points, I may say I used to be stunned, however they weren’t. As soon as once more they present their hypocrisy and lack of ethical standing as a company.”
“Beneath ICC guidelines, resending messages ‘is not going to be authorized for messages referring to political, spiritual or racial actions or issues,’” Holding mentioned. “So how these rattling folks have been allowed to kneel for BLM and stumps have been lined in LGBTQ colours?”
What’s the entire Usman Khawaja fiasco?
The entire story began when Australian batsman Usman Khawaja was requested to not put on the footwear on which he had written a message for the struggle victims in Gaza throughout the first AUS vs PAK Check match. This was a transparent violation of ICC’s code of conduct and Khawaja walked into the match by placing a tape on his boots.
Whereas Usman Khawaja didn’t cease protesting and wore a black armband throughout the match. The ICC has reprimanded him for this and if he repeats the offence, he may face a ban from the Australian opener.
Usman Khawaja is a crucial side of the Australian batting line-up and they’d hate to lose him because of this.
Usman Khawaja is without doubt one of the finest performing gamers of the Australian cricket staff in Check cricket. Khawaja has hit a variety of runs for the Kangaroos whereas opening the innings.
Talking about Usman Khawaja’s efficiency within the first Check between Australia and Pakistan, the Australian opener made 131 runs in your entire match and can look to enhance his efficiency within the Boxing Day Check match to be performed in Melbourne.
The Australian staff registered a 360-run win within the first match of the collection, performed in Perth, and can now goal to win the collection.