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This fan has shaped anti-discrimination policy in Australian cricket after alleging racial abuse at a match

This fan has shaped anti-discrimination policy in Australian cricket after alleging racial abuse at a match



CNN
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Two years after alleging he was racially abused at a cricket match, an Indian fan has had a hand in shaping how the sport tackles discrimination in Australia.

Krishna Kumar was attending the third day of the 2021 test match between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) when he heard chants of “curry munchers” aimed at Indian players and fans.

He returned to the SCG on the fifth day of the test, when, he says, he was racially profiled by security staff.

According to Kumar, that included being told to “go back to where you came from” by a member of staff who was examining the anti-racism banners he had hoped to…

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