After Yuvraj Singh, the latest cricketer who has landed in controversy is Ishant Sharma. It all happened when former West Indies international player Darren Sammy accused Sharma of racism. He accused Ishant of calling him Kalu on the field. Taking to his Insta account, Sammy revealed that Sharma who was IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad player has racially abused by Ishant during 2013 and 2014. While Ishant Sharma couldn’t come forward to clear the matter, netizens have dug deep and found out Ishant’s one such post that confirms Sammy allegations.
Taking to Insta account his IGTV Sammy wrote, “Knowledge is power So recently I discovered a word that I was being called was not what it actually meant I need some answers. So before I start calling out names I need these individuals to reach out and please tell me there’s another meaning to that word and when I was being called it, it was all in love. #blackandproud #blackandconfident #clarasboy #saynotoracism #stopracism #cricketer #stlucia”
Now Ishant Sharma’s post is trending on the social media. It’s the caption of the post that read, “Me, bhuvi, kaluu and gun sunrisers”. The picture features Sammy with India international Bhuvneshwar Kumar, South African Dale Steyn.
A few latest comments on the post read, “Ab bakra yeh baat kar raha hain. Tumhy kis ny hak diya doosry ko kallu kehny ka. Bakry. #BlackLivesMatter,” while another said, “Chalta h sab yaha india me kaalu bolna is normal pyaar se bola jaata hinnke bich zyada pyar h islye bol diya hoga.” (ALSO READ: Yuvraj Singh Apologises To Yuzvendra Chahal For Making ‘Casteist’ Remark; Anubhav Sinha Says, ‘Now Yuvi Has To Prove His Patriotism’)
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