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Sreesanth Slams Racism in Indian Cricket: Called

S. Sreesanth, a World Cup winner with India, has alleged facing racism throughout his playing days. The cricketer from Kerala said he was called "Madrasi," a term used for South Indians, in a derogatory manner. Sreesanth's story brings to light the issue of prejudice within Indian cricket, a sport that unites the country.

Sreesanth Slams Racism in Indian Cricket: Called

Indian cricketing legend S. Sreesanth, a member of the nation's victorious 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 ODI World Cup squads, has shed light on a concerning issue – racism within Indian cricket.

 

Sreesanth, who hails from Kerala, revealed he was subjected to the term "Madrasi" throughout his cricketing career. "Madrasi" is a demonym used for people from South India, and it can carry negative connotations in certain contexts.

 

Sreesanth's revelation highlights the reality of prejudice that can sometimes exist within a country as diverse as India. It sparks a conversation about the importance of inclusivity and respect in Indian cricket, a sport that unifies millions across the nation.


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