The footy players donned ‘equality’ t-shirts and delivered pro same-sex marriage messages on camera.
Rafati said gay players are forced to display affection with women for appearances “but in reality, they don’t really fancy the lady”.
This year the Brisbane Barracudas will host their local rivals the Queensland Breakers for the 2017 Pride Cup.
A pride day will be held during Midsumma allowing LGBTI people to try their hand at cricket in an inclusive environment.
Ball will now become a finalist for the national awards announced on Australia Day Eve.
A new non-profit has launched, aiming to increase LGBT inclusion for younger people aged 14 – 24 in sport.