Yorkshire County Cricket Club CEO Mark Arthur Resigns After Allegations Of Racism, Paul Hudson Appointed As Interim CEO
Mark Arthur[photo: Twitter]

The Yorkshire cricket club CEO Mark Arthur has confirmed his resignation following the allegations of racist acts as reported by former player Azeem Rafiq and it is a big disgrace to the game. Azeem Rafiq has recently revealed the kind of racism that has been going inside the Yorkshire Cricket Club during his playing days for the club.

Gary Ballance, an active Yorkshire cricketer who has played for England, has been suspended from playing after admitting the racist acts to his friend Azeem Rafiq. The former English captain Michael Vaughan was also among the names reported by Azeem Rafiq with the racism acts, and the Yorkshire Cricket Club had been under serious scrutiny.

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Mark Arthur[photo: Twitter]

Yorkshire Board Accepts Mark Arthur’s Resignation

The Yorkshire Cricket Club had accepted Mark Arthur’s resignation as the CEO and thanked him for his tenure in the role. Mark Arthur had also admitted that the club is looking for a change in the setup, and hence, this will be the perfect opportunity for them to change the atmosphere of the club after all the allegations surrounding it.

“Today (11 November) the Board at Yorkshire County Cricket Club has accepted the resignation of Mark Arthur as CEO. We thank him for his tenure,” said Yorkshire chairman Kamalesh Patel.

“This is an important moment for the Club which is ready to move forward with new leadership, which will be vital in driving the change we urgently need,” Mark Arthur told.

Azeem Rafiq[photo: Twitter]
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Mark Arthur Sees Back On His Achievements

Mark Arthur mentioned that he has eight years of excellent journey as the Yorkshire Cricket Club CEO and was privileged to be have achieved a lot of things by working alongside his colleagues. Paul Hudson has been appointed as the interim CEO for the meantime.

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Mark Arthur[photo: Twitter]

“I’ve had eight fantastic years at The Yorkshire County Cricket Club, working alongside an outstanding group of people, and together achieving many highlights,” he added.

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