Vaughan : English cricket shakes after revelations of former Pakistani-born Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq discriminated against
Michael Vaughan has been left out of the BBC’s commentary. On the upcoming series of Ashes in Australia to avoid a “conflict of interest” amid a growing line of racism.
English cricket has been rocked by racist revelations from former Pakistani-born Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq.
This includes allegations that former England captain Vaughan told 30-year-old Rafiq and other Yorkshire Asian players that “there are too many of you, we need to do something about it” during the 2009 regional game. .
Vaughan, the captain who won the Ashes in 2005, has “completely denied” the allegations.
Following the comments of Rafiq. Who has sparked widespread allegations of racism in English cricket. Vaughan, 47, was removed from his BBC radio program earlier this month.
A spokesman for the broadcaster said on Wednesday. “Although he has played a key role in cricket. For organizational reasons we do not believe it would be good for Michael Vaughan to contribute. To our Ashes team or spread the word about sports. yet.
“We need our participants to talk about relevant topics. And his involvement in the Yorkshire affair represents a conflict of interest.”
Vaughan is currently under contract to comment on the Ashes series Fox Sports. One of Australia’s television program managers. And a high-profile actor who is now a columnist for the British Daily Telegraph.
In a statement issued in early November. Vaughan stated: “I totally deny the allegations made by Azeem Rafiq and want to repeat this publicly because your ‘much’ comment did not happen.
“It is very upsetting that this false accusation was leveled against me. By my former teammate, apparently supported by two other players.
“I have been in contact with six other players from that team. And none of them still remember the statement,” he added.
Last week he saw Rafiq. Who later admitted to posting anti-Semitic messages on Twitter at a young age. Giving clear evidence to a parliamentary committee during a hearing. In which he said his job had been terminated because of racism.
England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison.
Following a meeting of the governing body of the nation on Friday.
The disagreement between Yorkshire.
The chairman and chief of Yorkshire have both resigned. An investigation into a Jewish anti-Semitic tweet.
Michael Paul Vaughan OBE (born 29 October 1974)  is an English cricket commentator and cricket player who has played all kinds of games. He served as England captain on the test team from 2003 to 2008. One-day international team from 2003-2007, and became England’s first Twenty20 captain from 2005-2007. He represents Yorkshire in the domestic court.
Vaughan was a right-handed batsman, who built a successful England partnership with Marcus Trescothick, though he often played in the middle of England.
Vaughan captained England in 51 Tests, won 26 (national record) and lost 11; England won all seven home tests of the summer of 2004 under Vaughan, and the culmination of his life as captain came with a 2-1 victory in the 2005 Ashes, England’s first victory in the Ashes in 18 years (since 1986/87). However, repeated knee injuries, his decision to reduce the punching program to accommodate other open batsmen (Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook) and the pressure to become captain contributed to Vaughan’s beating in the final half of his career: in Tests, a score of 50.95 if he is not captain. , and 36.02 as captain. Vaughan announced his retirement from junior cricket on June 30, 2009.
Michael Paul Vaughan was born in Eccles, Greater Manchester the youngest son of Graham and Dee Vaughan, as well as the nephew of early 20th-century Lancashire and England cricketers Ernest and Johnny Tyldesley.
The family moved to Sheffield, when she was nine. His father, an engineer, was in charge of the third Worsley XI, and Vaughan says, “My first memory of cricket was when I was 10 years old, hitting the ball at the border while my father played for Worsley in the Manchester Association League.” However, it was his brother David (acting as -agent agent), two years old, who introduced him to the game.
He went to a school in Silverdale, and he was passionate about football, he later thought, “Maybe I would have preferred to be a football player if I was good enough. But my knees wouldn’t last.” Despite his many responsibilities, he has been a regular supporter of Sheffield Wednesday FC.
At a young age he played alongside the future England football player and Manchester United captain Gary Neville, who was also a talented young cricketer, during the Bunbury Cricket Festival.
Vaughan started playing cricket on the school side and that’s when he first caught the eye of Doug Padgett, a Yorkshire coach. He also started playing cricket for the Sheffield Collegiate Cricket Club at Abbeydale Park in Sheffield.
Vaughan married Nichola Shannon (a native of Northern Ireland) at the age of 27.