Three Big Bash clubs will wear Indigenous jerseys as Cricket Australia drops the term ‘Australia Day’ from promotions in a bid to normalise conversations over the date’s history.
- The moves are recommendations from the National Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Cricket Advisory Committee
- Cricket Australia wants to encourage discussion of the issue
- The move has been firmly approved by the game’s players
The Sydney Thunder, Perth Scorchers and Melbourne Renegades will all wear their special strips in matches on January 23, 25 and 26.
A barefoot circle, Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony will also take place before some games, with CA leading the initiative backed by the clubs.
The moves form part of several recommendations…