After the racism claims against Azeem Rafiq, Yorkshire stated in a statement on Thursday that it will not take any disciplinary action against its personnel, players, or executives as a result of an independent study into charges of racism made by former player Azeem Rafiq.
Yorkshire Cricket Club stated Thursday that despite a report finding one of its former captains was the victim of racial harassment and abuse, no disciplinary action will be taken against any of its employees, players, or executives.
After the racism claims against Azeem Rafiq, Former England under-19 captain. Azeem Rafiq alleged in interviews last year that he was made to feel like a “other” as a Muslim during his time at Yorkshire from 2008 to 18 and that he was on the verge of suicide.
Yorkshire released a summary of the findings last month, apologized to Rafiq and acknowledging. That he was a victim of racial harassment and abuse during his first time at the county, which lasted from 2008 to 2014.
Yorkshire said in a statement that “none of this minimizes the significance of the. Conclusions or the reality that there is much the Club can learn from the Report.”
“It was critical for Azeem to raise the issues, and we would not have the. Panel’s recommendations, which are a vital part of the Club’s ongoing journey, if he had not done so.”
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