Birmingham: West Indies great Michael Holding has criticized the ‘moment of unity’ of the England cricket team in the ongoing Test series against New Zealand. He has said that it was not supporting the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement, but showing the thinking related to ‘All Lives Matter’.
Let us tell you that England players wore T-shirts with the message against any racism, religious intolerance, sexism and other discrimination during the series against West Indies last year, deciding not to kneel during the BLM (Black Lives Matter) movement was.
England team took this step
Holding supports equality in cricket and the wider community and believes England players are again pretending to be ‘All Lives Matter’ instead of supporting the BLM movement.
England players also wore T-shirts giving the message of ‘Moment of Unity’ against discrimination during the first Test match against New Zealand which started on June 2.
Holding furious at England team
Holding told Sky Sports, ‘What the England (cricket) team is doing right now with ‘Moment of Unity’, it is not supporting ‘Black Lives Matter’.
This 67-year-old veteran said, ‘When I say ‘Black Lives Matter’ you say ‘All Lives Matter’.
Holding, despite the criticism, praised the support of ‘Black Lives Matter’ by the England football team on their knees. Let us tell you that after the death of black George Floyd due to the suppression of a white police officer in America last year, the debate on the issue of racism started around the world.