London, PTI. After the outbreak of Corona epidemic, the cricket series again started with England. By hosting the West Indies, the team had also encouraged the cricket fans around the world in Corona. During this series, the players of both the teams came together in support of the anti-racism campaign. Now once again a similar sight is going to be seen between the two countries during the T20 World Cup match.
England pacer Chris Jordan has said his teammates are looking to support the anti-racism campaign by getting down on one knee in their opening T20 World Cup match against the West Indies.
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The West Indies team has already confirmed that it will go down on one knee in the October 23 match, which is seen as a sign of support for the anti-racism campaign. England players last did this during an ODI against Ireland in August 2020, but their decision not to do so further was criticized by former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding.
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Jordan said he is considering getting down on one knee again during the tournament starting this month. Jordan said, ‘We will discuss it and if everyone thinks strongly about it, then we will definitely do it. On the other hand, if we don’t think so, we won’t.’
West Indies T20 captain Kieron Pollard confirmed that his team will take one knee at the start of each match. His first match will be against England.