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Paul Adams' troubling testimony of alleged racism in SA cricket: 'I was called brown s***'

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Paul Adams (Gallo)
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During an emotionally charged session on Thursday, former Proteas spinner Paul Adams told Cricket South Africa's Social Justice and Nation-building (SJN) hearings about three incidents of alleged racism he experienced in South African cricket. 

Testifying under oath at the transformation hearings, chaired by advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza, he claimed:

"I was called 'brown shit' and it often used to be a song after we won a game and it would be sung in fines meetings. They would sing: 'Brown shit in the ring tra-la-la-la,'" he alleged.

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