Diversity: National Cricket Teams

Part of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport – in the House of Commons on 10th February 2022.

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Photo of Kim Johnson Kim Johnson Labour, Liverpool, Riverside

The Minister makes some interesting points, but does he agree that actions speak louder than words? The game has been described as institutionally racist. Can a review of dressing room culture, being undertaken by Clare Connor, fix the deeply entrenched under-representation of black women cricketers when Ebony Rainford-Brent, the first black member of the women’s cricket team, said she had never been made to feel different until she entered the cricket world?