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Apologetic Boucher: 'Lots of us had nicknames with racial connotations'

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Mark Boucher (Gallo)
Mark Boucher (Gallo)

Proteas head coach Mark Boucher says numerous players were given nicknames with racial connotations during his career.

Boucher responded to former spinner Paul Adams' testimony that he was a victim of racism during his playing days.

Adams, who played 45 Tests for his country, from 1995–2004, revealed last month while testifying at Cricket South Africa's (CSA) Social Justice and National Building (SJN) hearings that he was called "brown s***" during team fine meetings over the course of his career.

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