3TCricket: South African players, officials take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Players, support staff and officials took a knee in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement ahead of the 3TC Solidarity Cup cricket match between KG’s Kingfishers, Quinny’s Kites and AB’s Eagles at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on July 18, 2020.

A brand new format of cricket - 3TC - started on July 18

A brand new format of cricket - 3TC - started on July 18 in South Africa as Proteas players participated to kickstart the cricket season in the country. Big names from South African cricket such as AB de Villiers, Temba Bavuma and Reeza Hendricks were seen leading the three sides.

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Players, officials took a knee ahead of 3TC - Solidarity Cup

Players, officials took a knee ahead of 3TC - Solidarity Cup as South African cricket took a strong step to send out a clear message in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. South Africa has been long suffering from racism. 

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Reeza Hendricks takes a knee in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement

KG’s Kingfishers' Reeza Hendricks takes a knee in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement ahead of the 3TC Solidarity Cup cricket match between KG’s Kingfishers, Quinny’s Kites and AB’s Eagles at the SuperSport Park in Centurion

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Makhaya Ntini, former South African cricket player, wears an arm band in solidarity with the BLM movement

Makhaya Ntini (C), former South African cricket player, wears an arm band in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement ahead of the 3TC Solidarity Cup cricket match between KG’s Kingfishers, Quinny’s Kites and AB’s Eagles at the SuperSport Park in Centurion 

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Lungi Ngidi takes a knee

AB’s Eagles' Lungi Ngidi (2nd R) takes a knee in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement ahead of the 3TC Solidarity Cup cricket match between KG’s Kingfishers, Quinny’s Kites and AB’s Eagles at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on July 18, 2020

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Lungi Ngidi shows his shirt in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement

AB’s Eagles' Lungi Ngidi shows his shirt in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement ahead of the 3TC Solidarity Cup cricket match between KG’s Kingfishers, Quinny’s Kites and AB’s Eagles at the SuperSport Park

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