Jo Stevens – 2021 Comments on Racism in Cricket

The comments made by Jo Stevens, the Shadow Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, on 26 November 2021.

The report today is a reminder of previous ECB failures to get a grip on the racism scandal engulfing cricket.

Many of the measures listed should have been in place years ago. Players, staff and fans will struggle to have faith in a process which is being overseen by the same people who have stood by for so long.

What we need is a proper independent inquiry to encourage victims to come forward for real changes to be made across cricket.