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Swara Bhaskar Demands SRH Players To Apologise To Darren Sammy
By CricShots - Jun 12, 2020 12:21 pm
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Darren Sammy, who had accused SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) camp of passing racist comments on hm during his Indian Premier League (IPL) stint, took to Twitter to reveal that he had an “interesting conversation” with one of the guys. The former West Indies captain said he got reassurances from the ex-teammate and that he had “operated from a place of love”.

Swara Bhaskar

Sammy’s tweet regarding the same read: “I’m please to say that I’ve had a really interesting conversation with one of the guys and we are looking at ways to educate rather than focusing on the negatives. My brother reassured me that he operated from a place of love and I believe him”.

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The all-rounder’s comments not only won the hearts of cricket fans on Twitter but his statement also caught the attention of Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar. She tweeted about the same and demanded an apology from Sammy’s former IPL franchise, SRH.

Swara tweeted: “Dear @darensammy88 if someone used the N word at a black person & said they “operated from a place of love” what would u say? Same with word ‘Kaalu’ & it’s variations. And team members of @SunRisers. Show some decency & spine #SaySorryToDaren officially! #thatsnotcricket @IPL.”

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The West Indies all-rounder was quick to respond to the Bollywood actress’ tweet and said that he just wants to educate each other so it (racism) doesn’t happen again.

In his reply, Sammy wrote: “Don’t get me wrong I’m not condoning what was done/said. I’m saying let’s use this opportunity to educate each other so it doesn’t happen again. One can only apologize if he/she feels wrong about something. I’m confident&proud to be black. That will never change.”

The controversy erupted when Darren Sammy expressed anger on his Instagram story after finding out the meaning of the word “kalu”, which was allegedly used for him during his stint with SRH in the IPL.