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Azeem Rafiq


Lift ban on Yorkshire hosting internationals: Azeem Rafiq

January 12, 2022 10:28 am

New Yorkshire Chairman Kamlesh Patel promised "seismic change" when he took over from Roger Hutton.

Yearender 2021: Bumrah's match-winning spell, Ajaz's rare feat, Rafiq destroying racism, Root's remarkable year

December 22, 2021 1:59 pm

As the ongoing year, 2021, comes to a close we take a look back at the moments that made a lasting impression in the cricket world.

Yorkshire turns to Gough amid rebuild after racism scandal

December 06, 2021 4:53 pm

Gough spent 15 years at Yorkshire across two spells and has become a leading figure in broadcasting since retiring in 2008.

Yorkshire say all members of coaching team have left the club

December 03, 2021 8:14 pm

Yorkshire, whose chief executive Mark Arthur resigned last month, said in a statement a new director of cricket will be appointed imminently and a new coaching team was being recruited.

Covid-19 positive Vaughan dropped by BT Sport channel from Ashes coverage

December 01, 2021 11:02 pm

The development comes a few days after the BBC's decision to remove him from their TV coverage of the series.

Ashley Giles bats for Michael Vaughan to get second chance amid racism allegations

November 28, 2021 8:14 pm

Rafiq alleged that Vaughan told him and two other players of Asian origin that there were "too many of you lot, we need to do something about it" before a match in 2009.

Michael Vaughan apologises for offensive tweets and Azeem Rafiq's pain

November 27, 2021 6:58 pm

Michael Vaughan has apologised "for the hurt'' that whistleblower Azeem Rafiq experienced but he again denied making racist comments while at county club Yorkshire

Action plan aims to combat racism in English cricket

November 26, 2021 11:49 pm

Rafiq, a former England under-19 captain, testified through tears about his experiences of racism and bullying while playing for Yorkshire — England’s most successful cricket club.

Vaughan responds to BBC dropping him from Ashes coverage

November 24, 2021 11:46 pm

BBC Sport on Wednesday had issued a statement saying that Michael Vaughan will not have a role in its Ashes coverage this winter “for editorial reasons”

Azeem Rafiq accused of sending "vulgar" messages to teenage girl six years ago

November 20, 2021 10:39 pm

The allegations came right after Rafiq was accused of making anti-Semitic remarks during a text exchange with a fellow Asian player back in 2011, for which he has apologised.