Twitter slams Sarfaraz over racist remarks after he calls South Africa’s Phehlukwayo ‘Kalay’
Sarfaraz Ahmed has put himself into a whole lot of trouble after he referred to South Africa’s Andile Phehlukwayo as ‘Abbay Kalay’.
During Pakistan’s second ODI against South Africa, Sarfaraz referred to the South African as ‘Abbay Kalay’ after Andile survived getting out on several occasions.
“Abbay Kaale Teri Ami Kahan Bethi Hoyi Hain Aaj, Kya Parhwa Kay Aya Hai Aaj” is what Sarfaraz was heard saying through the strumps microphone, which translates to “Black man, where’s your mother sat? What have you asked your mother to pray for you today?”
Here is video proof of Sarfaraz’s remarks
Sarfaraz Ahmed to Andile Phehlukwayo:
"abbay kaale teri Ami kahan bethi hoyi hain aaj, kya parhwa kay aya hai aaj"
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) January 22, 2019
It is quite clear that Ramiz Raja was embarrassed too because when he was asked to translate it, he excused and said it was a long sentence so it was hard to translate.
People are calling him out and condemning the Pakistani skipper for his racist remarks.
Tweeps are asking everyone to stop defending Sarfaraz because racism is unacceptable
Please don’t defend Sarfaraz’s remarks. What he said is WRONG. Players at this level should not be acting like ignorant hoodlums yapping in the street. Racial slurs are NOT OK.
— Mahwash Ajaz (@mahwashajaz_) January 23, 2019
What Sarfaraz did was undeniably unacceptable! The world today is a global village where civility should be championed & racist slurs called out against. Here's my take on the matter & how there should be some corrective measures on yesterdays ugly eventshttps://t.co/DimL5YWMdw
— Waqas Ahmed (@ahmedwaqas92) January 23, 2019
Others are calling for fine and punishment for the Pakistani skipper
Sarfaraz Ahmed just called Phehlukwayo "Kaaala". This is extreme racism and inappropriate in the line of sport. He should be fined or something. #SAvPAK
— Hasnain Ashfaq (@hasnain_ashfaq) January 22, 2019
‘Sarfaraz should be ashamed of himself’
Sarfaraz should be ashamed of these remarks. PCB should suspend him immediately and ICC should press for charges and case against these racist remarks. He should be made an example in here. https://t.co/thFR4YBdz5
— Ahsan (@ahsanzawar) January 22, 2019
Shoaib Akhtar is not too pleased and is demanding explanation from the Pakistani skipper over the matter
Sarfraz must explain himself to Media & public regarding his comments to batsman.. pic.twitter.com/Ocx74ry4IW
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) January 23, 2019
AND WE NEED TO CHANGE OUR WAYS
Sarfraz using that racist slur isn't a surprise. Desis are racist AF.
— Clive (@vanillawallah) January 22, 2019
It is unacceptable behaviour and we need a lot of counselling over it
Just like most desi’s Sarfaraz probably doesn’t even think calling someone “kalay” is racist, still unacceptable & deserves some sort of punishment.
— Osama. (@ashaqeens) January 22, 2019
What Sarfaraz said might not be racism to him, but as captain of the PAKISTANI NATIONAL CRICKET TEAM, he needs to be more aware of things around him. He should be more careful, because he is representing over 220 million people around the world.
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