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Counties delay ECB diversity blueprint in aftermath of Rafiq scandal

The England and Wales Cricket Board’s plan to improve inclusivity within the sport in the wake of the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal has been held

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Sajid Javid tells of racial abuse growing up as he urges ECB to do more

Sajid Javid has said he was racially abused almost every day at school when he was growing up, as he urged the England and Wales

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So the more racism in cricket, the less it should be investigated? Right, guys | Marina Hyde

It’s interesting to see people suddenly feel able to dismiss the whole racism-in-cricket horror show, because Yorkshire whistleblower Azeem Rafiq has now himself been found

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Tim Paine resigns as Australia’s Test cricket captain over text messages sent to colleague

Australia’s Test captain Tim Paine has stepped down from his role on the eve of the Ashes series after a historic Cricket Australia investigation into

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The Guardian view on Cricket and racism: Yorkshire’s shame must be a wake-up call | Editorial

To appreciate the wider context of the treatment of Azeem Rafiq by Yorkshire County Cricket Club, a pair of statistics from the England and Wales

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Alan Davidson obituary

The cricketer Alan Davidson, who has died aged 92, was one of Australia’s finest opening bowlers and a key figure in his country’s pace attack

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England must expect tough game against Australia, warns Chris Jordan

Chris Jordan has warned England will face a greater test of their resolve against Australia on Saturday, after starting their T20 World Cup campaign with

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Indian police arrest seven for ‘celebrating’ Pakistan cricket win

Indian police have arrested seven Muslim youths for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in a cricket match on Sunday. Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister Yogi

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Afghan women to be banned from playing sport, Taliban say

Afghan women, including the country’s national women’s cricket team, will be banned from playing sport under the new Taliban government, according to an official in