Cape The city – Sacked Zimbabwe trainer Heath Streak has laughed off racism allegations from his former employers.
Streak was once not too long ago relieved of his tasks as Zimbabwe trainer after the group’s failure to qualify for the 2019 Cricket International Cup.
Since his departure, Zimbabwe Cricket chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani had reportedly additionally accused Streak of treating white and black avid gamers otherwise.
In an unique interview with Recreation24, the previous speedy bowler stated the allegations of racism had been “laughable”.
“I believe Zimbabwe Cricket have some distance too incessantly attempted to make use of the race card to be able to deviate from the real problems with deficient governance. They want to get started taking a look at themselves within the reflect. The entire avid gamers I’ve coached and the folks round me know me smartly sufficient. I don’t even want to check out to vindicate myself or qualify why I’m now not a racist,” Streak stated.
Streak hinted that he may search prison recommendation.
“Now not best do I discuss Ndebele, my spouse and I’ve a black foster son. I used to be beautiful disappointed by means of Mukuhlani’s feedback and it’s one thing I’m making an allowance for taking motion towards someday. The statements towards me aren’t best defamatory, however they’re additionally destructive. I’ve spent a life-time construction my popularity and for him to mention one thing like that publicly isn’t applicable. I take it extraordinarily severely.”
Streak added: “I agree 100 % with Ray Value (former Zimbabwe spinner) who stated: ‘Racism isn’t the issue in Zimbabwean cricket. Unhealthy cricket control is the issue.’ It’s now about getting the proper group of workers concerned and other people with the considered necessary abilities so as to run an organisation as large as Zimbabwe Cricket. I’m beautiful hopeful that this episode will end up to be the catalyst that brings other people’s consideration to the adjustments that want to happen inside Zimbabwean cricket.”