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Cricket As A School Of The World: Politics, Race, Apartheid & Geography

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From the CricketWeb.Net article Cricket – The Educator

“… Most people can talk for a short time about Apartheid, but few can talk with as much knowledge as cricket fans. The sport and the D’Olivera Affair educated us all, as did the rebel tours and reading about South African players. Cricket (and especially the 1992 World Cup) played a significant role in Apartheid ending and as such cricket fans were ahead of the curve in following South African domestic politics…”

Kev Goughy has written an excellent piece Cricket – The Educator at CricketWeb.Net. You don’t have to be a cricket fan or even be knowledgeable about cricket to stop by and enjoy a good read. (link here)

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