Former Yorkshire bowler Azeem Rafiq's testimony to UK members of parliament last week about being the victim of 'institutional racism' in the game opened a can of worms.
The apology comes amid an ongoing crisis in English cricket sparked by Azeem Rafiq’s revelations about the racism he face while playing at Yorkshire.
Azeem Rafiq said that Jack Brooks started the practice of referring to Cheteshwar Pujara as 'Steve'. Watch video.
A number of Yorkshire's sponsors have deserted the beleaguered club, and the ECB said the case 'is causing serious damage to the reputation of the game.'
Azeem Rafiq, a former England under-19 captain, said in interviews last year that as a Muslim he was made to feel like an 'outsider' during his time at Yorkshire.
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Yorkshire County Cricket Club recently concluded that no employees would face any action over Rafiq's claims of institutional racism.
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