Azeem Rafiq
Opinion  /  Published 25.11.21

Yorkshire cricket: Relic of another England

For the past month, English cricket or, to be more precise, Yorkshire cricket, which likes to think of itself as the authentic custodian of the noble game, has been in a state of turmoil over allegati...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Cricket  /  Published 22.11.21

Now, sexting slur on Azeem Rafiq

Azeem Rafiq’s enemies are trying to dig up as much dirt as they can on the 30-year-old Pakistani-origin cricketer so that they can discredit his campaign to root out racism not only at Yorkshire...
By Amit Roy

Sports  /  Published 21.11.21

Jew taunt haunts whistle-blower

Azeem Rafiq, the 30-year-old Pakistani-origin cricketer, is now himself under fire after admitting that he once sent out messages repeating the stereotype about Jews being mean. Hostile Daily Mail re...
By Amit Roy in London

Cricket  /  Published 18.11.21

In Steve & Kevin, test for spirit of cricket

Indian batting star Cheteshwar Pujara was nicknamed “Steve” when he played for Yorkshire in 2015 and in 2018, the Pakistani origin cricketer Azeem Rafiq told a Commons select committee in ...
By Amit Roy

Sports  /  Published 09.11.21

Yorkshire’s new chief apologises to Rafiq

New Yorkshire Cricket Club chairman Kamlesh Patel has apologised to their former player Azeem Rafiq over the county’s handling of his racism allegations and promised “seismic change”...
By Reuters in Leeds

Opinion  /  Published 07.11.21

The importance of being Sajid Javid

Azeem Rafiq, an English cricketer formerly employed by the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, is much in the news. Late last year, he accused the club of ignoring the racial abuse and bullying he had endu...
By Mukul Kesavan

Cricket  /  Published 04.09.20

Yorkshire face racism allegation

Former England U-19 captain Azeem Rafiq has claimed that he was “close to committing suicide” during his stint with county side Yorkshire, accusing the club of being institutionally racist...
By PTI in London


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