The 24-year-old pacer had mentioned that the racism concern is “something that we need to take very seriously and like the rest of the world is doing, make the stand.”
However, Ngidi’s feedback weren’t taken effectively by former wicketkeeper Rudi Steyn, who shared the article on his fb web page with Dippenaar and Symcox expressing their criticism within the feedback part.
“I believe the Proteas should make a stand against racism, but if they stand up for ‘Black Lives Matter’ while ignoring the way white farmers are daily being ‘slaughtered’ like animals, they have lost my vote,” wrote Styen, who has performed simply three Tests and one ODI for South Africa.
Dippenaar, who has featured in 38 Tests and 107 ODIs for South Africa between 1999 and 2007, mentioned: “I am afraid to say “Black Lives Matter” have change into nothing greater than a leftist political motion.
“I’d counsel that Lungi Ngidi listens a bit extra to likes of Thomas Sowell, Larry Elder, Walter Williams and Milton Friedman. All lives matter. If you need me to face shoulder to shoulder with you Lungi then stand shoulder to shoulder with me as regards to farm assaults,” he added.
Former off-spinner Symcox, who performed 20 Tests and 80 ODIs for South Africa, too was scathing in his criticism. “What nonsense is that this. He should take his personal stand if he needs. Stop making an attempt to get the Proteas concerned in his perception,” Symcox mentioned.
“Besides the truth that proper now Cricket South Africa must be closed down. A correct canine and pony present with cricket being dragged by means of the mud each day. Buy popcorn and watch.” “Now when Ngidi has his subsequent meal maybe he would quite think about supporting the farmers of South Africa who’re beneath stress proper now. A trigger value supporting,” Symcox added.
The ‘Black Lives Matter’ motion gathered momentum following the demise of an African-American man named George Floyd when a police officer pressed his knee on his neck.
The incident triggered protests with former cricketers similar to Michael Holding, Jason Holder, Darren Sammy and plenty of extra across the globe talking up about racism.
South Africa has a protracted historical past of racism the place the apartheid system led to 1994. Farm assaults have been a criminal offense downside in South Africa with many believing that the assaults goal primarily white farmers and for a few years now it has been a topic of debate and dialogue.
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