ICC T20 World Cup 2021 In the Super 12 match, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) campaign was supported by the players of all the teams. However, during this time, South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton De Kock had objected to expressing support to Black Lives Matter. Due to which Quinton de Kock had to bear the brunt. Let us tell you that after this, Dikak was criticized all over the world. Not only this, South Africa Cricket Board had dropped Quinton de Kock from the team in the match played against West Indies. But, according to the big news coming in the meantime, now Quinton DeKock has supported Black Lives Matter. He has agreed to support it and has also apologized to his fans and fellow players.
Let us tell you that Quinton de Kock has issued a statement saying that, I would like to start by saying sorry to my teammates and fans. I never wanted to make it a Quinton issue. I understand the importance of standing up to racism, and I also understand our responsibility as players to set an example.
If I kneel down to help educate others, and make others’ lives better, I am very happy to do so.
During this, Quinton de Kock clarified about not playing in the last match. He said, I did not mean in any way to insult anyone by not playing against the West Indies, especially against the West Indies team itself. He further said, some people may not understand that on the way to the game on Tuesday morning we were told about it. I am deeply sorry for all the hurt, confusion and anger I have caused. I was silent on this very important issue till now, but I guess I need to explain myself a little. For those who do not know, let me tell that I come from a mixed caste family. My step-sisters are colored and my step-mother is black. For me, black lives have mattered since I was born. Not just because there was an international movement going on. Let us tell you that the above things have been said by South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton De Kock.
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