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Azeem Rafiq Calls Joe Root A Good Man But Criticises Him For Pleading Ignorance To Institutional Racism – Latest Cricket News


Former England county club Yorkshire player Azim Rafique on Tuesday called Joe Root a “good man” but also accused the England Test captain of ignoring “institutional racism”. Rafiq spoke about his experiences of racism and favoritism at the club during a hearing in front of UK MPs on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Committee (DCMS). Root recently fiercely criticized racism in Yorkshire County. Rafiq said during the hearing, ‘Root is a good person. He never used racial language. I found it worse because he lived with Gary Ballance. Maybe he doesn’t remember.

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Balance, a former England international, admitted that he had called Rafiq a paki (a term used for Pakistanis) but said he said it in a friendly joke. Rafiq said that he was often called ‘Paki’ while playing for Yorkshire and the authorities did not take any action against it.

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Earlier, England leg-spinner Adil Rashid stoked the controversy once again by backing former teammate Azim Rafiq’s allegations. Rashid confirmed that former captain Michael Vaughan’s comments were aimed at Asian players. Rasheed, a member of the England team that reached the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup, said that he is ready to cooperate with any official investigation to investigate Rafiq’s claims.

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