Lord Patel claims individuals are trying to ‘derail’ reform at Yorkshire CCC

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  • Yorkshire in midst of overhaul after Azeem Rafiq racism crisis
  • Former chair Robin Smith says Patel’s chairmanship invalid

Yorkshire County Cricket Club have been plunged into an ugly civil war with Kamlesh Patel, the new chairman, claiming a group of individuals are seeking to delay and derail reform because they believe the club are being “sacrificed on the altar of Black Lives Matter”.

Yorkshire were forced to cancel a meeting on Wednesday night which had been seen as key in bringing about a culture change in the wake of the Azeem Rafiq racism crisis and prompting the England and Wales Cricket Board to restore their right to host international matches at Headingley.

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Written by Mark Dobson
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/feb/03/lord-patel-says-individuals-trying-to-derail-reform-at-yorkshire-ccc under the title “Lord Patel claims individuals are trying to ‘derail’ reform at Yorkshire CCC”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.