Highlights

  • de Kock apologises to the fans and his teammates in the South African cricket team 
  • "If taking the knee helps, I will do that" 
  • Quinton de Kock had opted out of South Africa's last game due to 'personal reasons' 

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Quinton de Kock had earlier decided to not take the knee and opted out of South Africa's game vs West Indies in the World T20 

In a u-turn just days after he decided to not take the knee at the World T20, South African cricketer Quinton de Kock has apologised to the fans and to his teammates. de Kock opted out of South Africa's previous game due to personal reasons had decided to not take the knee after the cricket board made it compulsory for all team members to commit to the stand.

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As a result, there was a massive uproar and fans & former cricketers condemned Quinton de Kock's behaviour. In a statement, QDK said that he had discussions with the board and is now ready to take the knee as a sign of solidarity and to educate others.

The statement also read that the Southpaw has a better understanding of Cricket South Africa's intentions now and will do anything to play cricket for the country again.

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