Asian cricketer was ‘silenced’ for criticising club’s blackface party.

An Asian cricketer claims he was subject to a disciplinary hearing after calling for an apology.

Leicestershire club members “blacked-up” for a fancy dress party. 

Now being investigated by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

which is at the top level of competition for amateur club cricket.

An ECB : "As with any allegation of discrimination, Omar's complaints must be thoroughly investigated.

The Jamaican Olympic bobsleigh team inspired the 1993 hit film Cool.

Umar Razaq, 31, is a player at rivals Siston Town.

As with any allegations of discrimination, Umar’s complaints must be investigated thoroughly.

So I shared the photo of the party [taken in 2014] which was still up on a Sileby player’s Facebook page.

There is clearly a worrying culture at that club.