Michael Vaughan to be taught verdict from cricket racism listening to on Friday


Michael Vaughan is ready to find on Friday whether or not an allegation that he used racist or discriminatory language throughout a match for Yorkshire in 2009 has been discovered confirmed or not.

Selections on legal responsibility within the circumstances of Vaughan and 5 different people with former connections to Yorkshire are anticipated to be revealed on the England and Wales Cricket Board web site at 10.30am on Friday, the PA information company understands.

Vaughan is alleged to have instructed a bunch of Yorkshire teammates of Asian ethnicity there have been “too lots of you lot” earlier than a T20 match nearly 14 years in the past, a cost he categorically denies.

An independent investigation commissioned by Yorkshire found Azeem Rafiq had been the victim of racial harassment and bullying during his time as a player with the county
An unbiased investigation commissioned by Yorkshire discovered Azeem Rafiq had been the sufferer of racial harassment and bullying throughout his time as a participant with the county (James Manning/PA)

Vaughan was the one particular person charged who appeared in individual at a Cricket Self-discipline Fee listening to held in public throughout 4 days earlier this month.

5 different people charged – John Blain, Tim Bresnan, Andrew Gale, Matthew Hoggard and Richard Pyrah – had indicated previous to the listening to that they’d not take part, with the costs in opposition to them heard of their absence.

The fees, introduced in June final yr, stemmed primarily from allegations made by former Yorkshire bowler Azeem Rafiq. Yorkshire accepted in September 2021 that Rafiq had been the sufferer of racial harassment and bullying, however a month later mentioned no people would face disciplinary motion as a consequence.

Yorkshire have admitted 4 fees, together with a failure to deal with systemic use of racist and/or discriminatory language on the membership over a chronic interval.

A seventh particular person, former Yorkshire participant Gary Ballance, has additionally admitted utilizing racist and/or discriminatory language.



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