Darren Sammy revealed that he had an interesting conversation with one of his former SunRisers Hyderabad teammates.
Darren Sammy earlier had alleged that he was subjected to racism during his tenure with SunRisers Hyderabad in the IPL. Recently he took to Twitter to reveal that he had an “interesting conversation” with one of the guys of the SRH squad. The former West Indies Captain said that he got reassurances from the ex-teammate & said that he has been operated with a place of love “.
“I am pleased to say that I’ve had a really interesting conversation with one of the guys and we are looking at ways to educate rather than focusing on the negatives. My brother reassured me that he operated from a place of love and I believe him,” Sammy tweeted.
The all-rounder comments have won the heart of cricket fans on Twitter & also caught the attention of Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar. Swara Bhaskar posted a tweet & asked for an apology from Sammy’s former Indian Premier League franchise SunRisers Hyderabad.
“Dear @darensammy88 if someone used the N-word at a black person & said they “operated from a place of love” what would u say? Same with the word ‘Kaalu’ & it’s variations. And team members of @SunRisers. Show some decency & spine #SaySorryToDaren officially! #thatsnotcricket @IPL,” Swara tweeted.
The West Indies all-rounder quickly responded to Bollywood actress tweet & said that he wants to educate each other so that racism doesn’t happen again. “Don’t get me wrong I’m not condoning what was done/said. I’m saying let’s use this opportunity to educate each other so it doesn’t happen again. One can only apologize if he/she feels wrong about something. I’m confident & proud to be black. That will never change,” Sammy said.
The controversy about racism erupted when Darren Sammy expressed anger on his Instagram story after finding out the meaning of the word “Kalu”, which was allegedly used for him during his tenure with SRH in the IPL.