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Old January 4, 2018, 12:34 PM
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There is a form of racism within the Australian cricketing system. It is not straight up racism. It is the fact that there is a form of politics that run within the system. And the people who run the organisations are basically white men. You go through age cricket in sydney, absolutely packed with subcontinental players, but due to the administration, men behind the scenes, coaches all being white guys, there is a tendency to select white players over subcontinental players when it comes to playing higher grade cricket.

This is merely a product of Australia being a majority white country. But now slowly the system is roping in subcontinental players within the young generation such as parram uppal, jason sangha, arjun nair etc. Once these guys retire and become part of the coaching/admin system then you will actually start to see majority of grade teams being full of subcontinental players.

In regards to khawaja's form, a bit harsh cos he is always in and out of the team. He always seems like he is playing for a spot in the team even though he has very good performances in Australia to back his selection. Yes he does have a clear weakness with spin but he still hasnt been given proper chances to show he can play spin properly.
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