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Now Kolkata KR Into Racism Row!: Coaching Staff Humiliates Indian Players

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 16:  Lalit Modi (R),  the Chairman of the IPL, and Shah Rukh Khan, the owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders, have a chat at a press conference at the CTICC on April 16, 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa.  (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)
bidwan baruahContributor IMay 12, 2009

The first time I wrote on KKR was on the multi-captaincy stuff and I had  mentioned that KKR might be controversy's new family, and as time has passed by this has turned into a reality.

The latest news doing the rounds comes from Ajaya Jadeja, who told a TV channel yesterday that he had first-hand information from an Indian player in the team who was racially discriminated against by the support staff of the team, led by former Aussie coach John Buchanan. 

The player was asked to come off the field and when he asked why, one of the KR coaches told him, 'You bloody Indian, you do what I ask you to do."

With all the controversies going around, this seems to be the most sensational and given ICC's firm stand on curbing out racism, don't be surprised if this turn out to be the beginning of another KKR saga.

Until next time,

Cheers!

 

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