ITV News published this video item, entitled “Azeem Rafiq ‘staggered’ by cricket club chair’s reasons for lack of diversity in game | ITV News” – below is their description.
Former cricketer Azeem Rafiq – who blew the whistle on the racist abuse he suffered at Yorkshire – slammed Middlesex chair Mike O’Farrell’s “hurtful” comments about the struggle to make cricket more diverse.
County chairmen, including O’Farrell, were called before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee on Tuesday to talk about the efforts their clubs were making to become more diverse.
When committee chair Julian Knight said Middlesex, based in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, was still underperforming, O’Farrell suggested black and Asian young players were choosing to move on to other activities.ITV News YouTube Channel
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