The Telegraph – King was already a star in the northern leagues and subsequently played county cricket for Glamorgan and Worcestershire, spending the summer in the UK and the rest of the year in Barbados.

Summary

  • King was already a star in the northern leagues and subsequently played county cricket for Glamorgan and Worcestershire, spending the summer in the UK and the rest of the year in Barbados.
  • It was only last year when he decided he wanted to spend more time in the UK with his wife that he decided to apply for a spousal visa.
  • I love cricket and whether playing years professionally or as an amateur, I have always put something back.
  • His story echoes that of thousands of others from the Caribbean, believing they had a right to live in the UK only to discover years later they could be sent back to a Caribbean country they barely know.
  • He believes there will be other Caribbean cricketers, less high profile than him, in the same situation, having come to this country to play league cricket, settled in the UK but who now find themselves in trouble.


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