Yorkshire County Cricket Club has been slapped with a huge 48-point deduction in the English County Championship.
The ECB has recommended that Yorkshire be fined £500,000 and given hefty points deductions over their handling of the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal.
Azeem Rafiq, whose allegations of racism plunged English cricket into crisis, is leaving Britain to protect his family from further abuse and intimidation.
Former Yorkshire head coach Andrew Gale has won a claim for unfair dismissal against the county following the fall-out from the Azeem Rafiq racism row.
Yorkshire have appointed former West Indies all-rounder Ottis Gibson as their new head coach on a three-year deal.
Yorkshire have confirmed the interim appointment of former England bowler Darren Gough as the county’s new managing director of cricket.
Yorkshire’s director of cricket Martyn Moxon and head coach Andrew Gale have left the troubled county side along with the entire coaching staff.
Yorkshire Country Cricket Club has suspended first-team coach Andrew Gale pending a disciplinary hearing into a historic tweet, accused of being anti-semitic.
Yorkshire were suspended from staging England matches after their handling of a racism row involving Azeem Rafiq, while ex-England captain Michael Vaughan denied making racist comments.
Azeem Rafiq warned Yorkshire on Monday that his racism allegations against his former English county team will be revealed.
Simon Harmer put in an all-round performance to ensure an unbeaten title-winning campaign for Essex in Division One of the County Championship.
Adam Lyth posted the highest score in England’s T20 history as his 161 led Yorkshire to a 124-run win over Northamptonshire.