Cricket Wellington have launched an investigation right into a racial abuse incident after a premier membership match was deserted over the weekend.
The match between Victoria College and Naenae was deserted after the College gamers refused to renew play after a break at Naenae Park after certainly one of their batsmen was abused by a Naenae participant when he was dismissed.
Cricket Wellington chief government Cam Mitchell confirmed it had been made conscious of “of a severe incident of racism” in a membership match on the weekend.
“CW takes incidents of racism and discrimination extraordinarily significantly and has begun an intensive investigation into the incident and can launch the outcomes of the investigation in the end,” he stated.
It is the second criticism of racial abuse in cricket prior to now week.
The Hawke’s Bay Cricket Affiliation can also be investigating a criticism involving racist, homophohic and sexist slurs throughout a secondary colleges’ match in Hastings final week.