The Yorkshire racism scandal: how did we get here and what’s next?

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With the CDC hearings taking place next month these are the key questions in a complicated and high-profile case

Last June, after a “thorough and complex investigation”, the England and Wales Cricket Board charged seven individuals, then unnamed, and Yorkshire Cricket Club with bringing the game into disrepute regarding allegations of historic racism. The individuals were later identified as Gary Ballance, John Blain, Tim Bresnan, Andrew Gale, Matthew Hoggard, Richard Pyrah and Michael Vaughan, all former players and coaches at Yorkshire. Their cases were to be heard by the ECB’s Cricket Discipline Commission and now a date has been set: the hearings will run from 1 to 9 March.

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Written by Simon Burnton
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/feb/07/yorkshire-racism-scandal-cricket-hearings-what-next under the title “The Yorkshire racism scandal: how did we get here and what’s next?”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.