De Kock controversy | CSA awaits report before deciding on next steps
Wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock had made himself unavailable 'for personal reasons' in their crucial Super 12 game in Dubai.
against the West Indies after refusing to take the knee on Tuesday.Skipper Temba Bavuma said the wicketkeeper-batsman, a former national captain, had made himself unavailable"for personal reasons" in their crucial Super 12 game in Dubai."Cricket South Africa (CSA) has noted the personal decision by South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock not to take the knee ahead of Tuesday's game against the West Indies," said a CSA statement.
READ:De Kock withdraws from Proteas team as players ordered to take knee"The Board will await a further report from team management before deciding on the next steps. All players are expected to follow this directive (to take the knee) for the remaining games of the World Cup."
After South Africa had won the match by eight wickets, Bavuma admitted that there will be question marks over De Kock's future in the team."Quinton is an adult. He's a man in his own shoes. We respect his decision. We respect his convictions," said Bavuma. headtopics.com
"I don't know how far it's going to develop. It wouldn't be my decision whether to replace Quinton or to get a substitute. That would be probably the coach and the selectors.READ:CSA directs all Proteas players to take the knee"But as far as we stand, Quinton is still one of the players. He's still one of the boys, so whatever support that he needs, whatever shoulder that he requires from his teammates, we'll be there for him."
Earlier, the CSA said"concerns were raised that the different postures taken by team members in support of the BLM (Black Lives Matter) initiative created an unintended perception of disparity or lack of support for the initiative".They acted after pictures emerged from the team's first game against Australia at the weekend where some players knelt and some stood.
READ:The South Africans playing in Tuesday's game took the knee before the start of the game."A commitment to overcoming racismis the glue that should unite, bind and strengthen us," CSA board chairperson Lawson Naidoo said."Race should not be manipulated to amplify our weaknesses. Diversity can and should find expression in many facets of our daily lives, but not when it comes to taking a stand against racism."
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Bring him back home Take the knee for farm murders and white genocide He must be taken out , first flight tomorrow morning and come back to spend time with his other racist friends and let those who want one South Africa to play. Well done young man you've got bigger balls than the ones you play with. Well done young man, don't let anybody tell you what to do or believe....
I wonder how those who support De Kock's action would have reacted if the kneeling was against gender violence and femicide, and he decided not to support it. Take it on review again and again like Zuma ,them you will old and grey lol Step Aside Chief! Hy moet maar net terug huis toe kom esisirhama Dear ICC in south africa we are living in a reversed apartheid system where whites are classed as second class citizens with the racial BEE laws,plz help us to pressure the nationalists ANC government to reverse their business killing policies!&Farm Killings! SJNHearings
This is tiring this anti social behaviors He must STEP ASIDE
De Kock flouts 'knee' command, CSA to decide on next step'All players had been required to 'take the knee' in a united and consistent stance against racism,' insists CSA
Cricket South Africa to consider action against Quinton de Kock after receiving management reportCSA said it is awaiting a report from the Proteas management following Quinton de Kock's decision to withdraw from the side that faced the West Indies, in light of the Board's directive that the players must 'take a knee'. CricketSouthAfrica QuintonDe... Fkn sickening. Well done Quinton . This taking the knee is stupid , ridiculous and bringing bad politics into sport CSA is badly run and this is proof that it is politics above cricket 🏏
Proteas thrash West Indies but victory overshadowed by Quinton de Kock withdrawalSA have refreshed their hopes of making it to the semifinal stage of the ICC T20 World Cup with a clinical eight-wicket destruction of the West Indies at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
CSA board to decide on future of Quinton de Kock for not wanting to take the kneeThe Cricket SA (CSA) board will wait for a report from the Proteas management before deciding on the next step after Quinton de Kock withdrew from the team to face the West Indies in the ICC T20 World Cup on Tuesday as he did not want to take the knee. MelatoMatlokots BraMahlatse He's being what he is. BraMahlatse It’s so sad. S. Africans, on top of all the other problems in the country, have now also lost their rights to freedom of choice, belief, expression, thought & opinion… CSA has no right to choose for another. BraMahlatse F them if he doesnt want to he doesnt want to . This is discrimnating against him bc of his beliefs . Reminds me of being in the 80s and being locked up bc i beleived in equal rights for all
CSA board to decide on future of Quinton de Kock for not wanting to take the kneeThe Cricket SA (CSA) board will wait for a report from the Proteas management before deciding on the next step after Quinton de Kock withdrew from the team to face the West Indies in the ICC T20 World Cup on Tuesday as he did not want to take the knee. This de Kock nonsense neh.🤔 Imagine the hypocrisy in Quinton de Kock kneeling for the black lives matter movement when there are no blacks in that team, in a black country! fuckouttahere
CONFIRMED: Quinton de Kock withdraws from Proteas T20 World Cup match over ’having to take the knee’Quinton de Kock has withdrawn from the Proteas team against the West Indies due to Cricket SA's Board directive that the national team had to take a knee. imagine agreeing to be vaccinated but not agreeing to take the knee , wow Laat hy gaan👎👎👎 So what about these 5