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Australians To Make "Barefoot Circle" Anti-Racism Gesture In India Series

The Australian men's cricket team will form a "barefoot circle" before the upcoming series against India to demonstrate opposition to racism and celebrate Aboriginal culture, vice-captain Pat Cummins said Monday. 

This practice of gathering barefoot on the pitch before a series was first introduced by the Australian women's team this year at the urging of all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner, who has Aboriginal heritage.

Pat Cummins said the men's team would do it for the India tour, which gets under way on November 27, and make it a regular pre-match ritual at the start of a series.

Source: NDTV