Former West Indies Captain Darren Sammy came in limelight When he claimed that he faced racism during the part of the Indian Premier League(IPL). Recently, Darren Sammy has claimed that when he was playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad that time his teammates used racial words against him.
Two times T20 world cup captain Sammy had started his IPL career in IPL 2013 and next year he got the captaincy of the team. During this time, His teammates had called him ‘KALU’.
Sammy also claimed that Thisara Perera was called with the same slur. He also said that at that time he didn’t know the meaning of the word.
ISHANT SHARMA RACISM POST WITH DARREN SAMMY:
Recently, Ishant Sharma’s old post shows that He is one of them who called him by the same name. In the caption, Ishant Sharma writes Me, Bhuvi, Kalu, and Gun sunrises. Ishant posted this photo in 2014.
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After this post, It is clear that Darren Sammy was right with his claim. But Some Fans slam at Sammy, saying that Darren Sammy knew the meaning of Kalu during that time. Fans have also shared an old tweet of Sammy where he called himself ‘Dark Kalu’.
Here are some tweets:
aap bhi wahi kar rahe hai. pic.twitter.com/U6Jm6YPiao
— Pranjul Sharma (@pranjultweet) June 9, 2020
Does recent mean around 5.5 years ago? pic.twitter.com/AsW0p95xs3
— The-Lying-Lama 2.0 (@KyaUkhaadLega) June 9, 2020
Sammy calling Himself dark kalu in his tweet. And he say he dont know what Kalu means.😂😂 Sammy got exposed Now.😂😂Publicity stunt 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/5K12VYZxiA
— Anonymous (@Anonymo57088126) June 9, 2020
Here is a Tweet from Daren Sammy in SS.
Daren Sammy Knows everything what is the Real meaning of Kalu
But being a Pro-Pakistani he is being used and Sammy Himself wants attention..#DarenSammy #Sammy #kalu pic.twitter.com/gITeEmqmIv
— Imback (@The4HbK) June 9, 2020
I do not Support Racism but at the same time I also do not support Hypocrisy , the word. The word “Kalu” means Black and it does associate colour but not hatred of any kind, Daren Sammy writes 👇 pic.twitter.com/NttjQoYtaQ
— Shuhad ( Clinomaniac ) (@dungeo29) June 9, 2020
Ishant sharma using kalu becomes racist but he calling themselves black is fine?? pic.twitter.com/WPqHiz1K0J
— Suraj Bhojak (@sbhojak1) June 9, 2020