The Yorkshire racism scandal engulfing English cricket

Stories of our times

16-11-2021 • 30 mins

The scandal at Yorkshire County Cricket Club has triggered a wave of resignations at the county and condemnation from all corners. It's led to an existential crisis for the game in this country. Today, the man at the heart of the story, Azeem Rafiq will speak to a parliamentary committee to discuss the alleged racist abuse and bullying he experienced while playing for Yorkshire CCC. So how did we get here?

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-Elizabeth Ammon, cricket news reporter, The Times and The Sunday Times.

-Taj Butt, chair of Quaid E Azam cricket league in Bradford.

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