Azeem Rafiq: Yorkshire miss deadline to supply full report back to former participant

A former England youth captain, Azeem Rafiq captained Yorkshire in a Twenty20 fixture in 2012

Yorkshire have missed a deadline to ship the total report of the findings of allegations of racism to Azeem Rafiq and his authorized workforce.

Seven of the 43 claims made have been upheld by an unbiased panel, however Yorkshire launched solely a abstract of the report.

BBC Sport understands an employment decide ordered the membership to launch it in full by Friday, which was not finished.

As of 17:00 BST on the day, neither Rafiq nor his authorized workforce had acquired any correspondence from Yorkshire, who’ve been approached by BBC Sport.

Rafiq’s authorized workforce and spokesperson declined to remark when contacted.

Final month, an unbiased investigation discovered that Rafiq was the “sufferer of racial harassment and bullying” in his time on the membership.

On Thursday, a spokesperson for Rafiq reiterated his requires the findings to be printed of their entirety, including in an announcement: “The abstract was supplied, in impact, by the defendant – Yorkshire. Azeem has not been allowed to see the report, remark or reply.

“Even with all of these points, Yorkshire was compelled to confess racism and bullying. How dangerous is the total report for Yorkshire?”

Final week, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) mentioned it was exploring whether or not prices could also be introduced towards Yorkshire following the end result of the report.

ECB managing director Neil Snowball confirmed to BBC Sport that it was nonetheless awaiting the total report from Yorkshire having requested a duplicate.

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