Darren Gough hails England new boy Matt Fisher and makes captain claim

Darren Gough has sung the praises of England debutant Matt Fisher – and believes he could be a future captain of Yorkshire. Gough, who knows Fisher well through his role as interim managing director of cricket at the county club, was speaking as part of talkSPORT 2’s commentary team during the second Test against the […]

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Yorkshire set to appoint Darren Gough as new director of cricket following exodus of staff in wake of Azeem Rafiq racism row

Darren Gough will be named Yorkshire’s new director of Cricket on Monday, talkSPORT understands. The 51-year-old has been a regular on the talkSPORT airwaves since retiring in 2008, but has always retained ambitions to coach since retiring in 2008. GETTY Goughie looks set to be handed the reins at his former club A Yorkshire man […]

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Arthur resigns as Yorkshire chief executive amid Rafiq racism storm as Root speaks out

Mark Arthur has resigned as the chief executive of Yorkshire amid the racism storm surrounding the cricket club. Azeem Rafiq’s claims of institutional racism at Yorkshire have shaken the sport and led to Headingley losing the right to host England matches. Rex Arthur had been under intense pressure to go Former chair Roger Hutton has […]

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New Yorkshire chair Patel promises ‘urgent change’ at club after settling Rafiq case

Yorkshire have settled their employment case with Azeem Rafiq and apologised to him over their handling of the racism and bullying allegations he made against them. Rafiq filed a claim against Yorkshire last December for direct discrimination and harassment on the grounds of race, after the club had launched their own investigation into allegations he […]

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Azeem Rafiq: Yorkshire cricket racism scandal timeline as fallout deepens

The racism storm surrounding Azeem Rafiq and Yorkshire County Cricket Club has engulfed the sport over recent days, weeks and months and will not go away – no matter how much the club want it to. The former bowler was the victim of racial bullying and harassment during his two spells at the club. Getty […]

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