World News – UA – Marlon Samuels faces criticism for tirade to Ben Stokes


New Delhi: West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has been criticized for leading a swearing tirade against old rival Ben Stokes after an innocuous appearance comment from England allrounder

Samuels made racist remarks and a derogatory comment about Stokes’ wife in an Instagram post that former England captain Michael Vaughan called « appalling »

« It’s appalling @marlonsamuels we’re trying to eradicate racism, » Vaughan wrote on Instagram, calling Stokes’ original comments a « joke »

Stokes, playing in the Indian Premier League after visiting his cancer-fighting father in New Zealand, had said he would not wish anyone a mandatory 14-day quarantine – even Samuels, with which long story

After Samuels and others of him posted targeting Stokes, the England player responded by adding more than a dozen photos of the West Indian drummer to his Instagram story, without commenting

Their rivalry dates back to 2015, when Samuels mocked Stokes with a salute sent in a test match in Granada Samuels was also at bat when Carlos Brathwaite hit four sixes against Stokes in the final to win the world of twenty 2016

On Sunday, Stokes returned to IPL form with an unbeaten 107 to keep the Rajasthan Royals in the hunt for play-offs

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World news – AU – Marlon Samuels faces the flak for tirade to Ben Stokes



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