Former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq is having to leave the UK and take his family to live overseas because of continued racist abuse. Photo: AFP
Former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq is having to leave the UK and take his family to live overseas because of continued racist abuse. Photo: AFP
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Cricketer Azeem Rafiq to leave UK to ‘protect family’ amid continuous racist abuse

  • The Pakistan-born former Yorkshire spinner is due to move overseas in the near future with his wife, children and parents
  • He raised allegations of racism and bullying, which eventually led to a mass clear-out of senior boardroom figures and coaching staff

Former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq is having to leave the UK and take his family to live overseas because of continued racist abuse. Photo: AFP
Former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq is having to leave the UK and take his family to live overseas because of continued racist abuse. Photo: AFP
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