England bowler Jofra Archer has condemned racist abuse he received online.
The 24-year-old called for the issue to be “addressed properly”, after sharing screenshots of messages he had been sent on Instagram.
“I will never understand how people feel so freely to say these things to another human being,” he wrote.
“I given a lot of thought about reacting to this and I hope that no one else has to deal with stuff like this on a regular basis, it isn’t ever acceptable and should be addressed properly in my opinion.”
It’s not the first time the breakthrough star has spoken out on the issue. Archer tweeted about racist abuse he suffered at the end of the first test against New Zealand last November.
A bit disturbing hearing racial insults today whilst battling to help save my team , the crowd was been amazing this week except for that one guy , @TheBarmyArmy was good as usual also— Jofra Archer (@JofraArcher) November 25, 2019
A 28-year-old man admitted to racially abusing Archer and was banned from attending international and domestic games in New Zealand for two years.
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