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Cheteshwar Pujara of Yorkshire during day three of the LV County Championship Division One match between Yorkshire and Warwickshire at Headingley.(Getty Images)

Yorkshire: Pujara was called ‘Steve’, racist reference to people of colour, reveals former staff

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 12:49 PM IST
According to ESPNcricinfo, two former Yorkshire employees -- Taj Butt and Tony Bowry -- have also given evidence against the club which has institutionalised racism.
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)

Was bullied and targeted because of my race: Azeem Rafiq

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 10:01 PM IST
The 29-year-old Rafiq, who is of Pakistani origin, had told ESPN Cricinfo about how he was “bullied and targeted” because of his race and alleged that Asian players were sometimes referred to as “Pakis” or “elephant washers” and told to “go back to where you came from”.
England's David Willey(REUTERS)
England's David Willey(REUTERS)

England all-rounder David Willey tests positive for Covid-19

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 09:47 PM IST
Yorkshire earlier announced that Willey, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Josh Poysden and Matthew Fisher would miss their remaining Vitality Blast group games.
File image of Rana Naved-ul-Hasan.(Getty Images)
File image of Rana Naved-ul-Hasan.(Getty Images)

‘Fans would taunt us with racist slurs’: Former Pakistan pacer says he faced discrimination at Yorkshire cricket club

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 12:32 PM IST
Speaking in an interview to ESPNCricinfo, Rana Naved said that he remained silent about the racist abuse from Yorkshire fans and the discrimination he faced at the club because he did not want to jeopardise his contract.
Azeem Rafiq poses for a portrait during the Yorkshire CCC Media Day at Headingley on April 2, 2018 in Leeds, England.(Getty Images)
Azeem Rafiq poses for a portrait during the Yorkshire CCC Media Day at Headingley on April 2, 2018 in Leeds, England.(Getty Images)

‘We don’t have confidence’: Ex England U-19 captain Rafiq on racism investigation by Yorkshire county

Karachi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 07:47 PM IST
Soon after Rafiq made his claims that he had faced racist comments and treatment at Yorkshire county, the club chairman Roger Hutton had announced the setting up of a committee to probe into the allegations.
Azeem Rafiq of Yorkshire poses for a portrait during the Yorkshire CCC Media Day at Headingley on April 2, 2018 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)(Getty Images)
Azeem Rafiq of Yorkshire poses for a portrait during the Yorkshire CCC Media Day at Headingley on April 2, 2018 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)(Getty Images)

‘I know how close I was to committing suicide’: Former England U-19 captain Azeem Rafiq opens up on racism in England’s Yorkshire county club

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 07:35 PM IST
Azeem Rafiq, a former England under-19 captain, said in an interview with ESPNcricinfo that he was made to feel, as a Muslim, like an “outsider” during his time at Yorkshire.
Many pointed out that several non-white doctors and nurses had passed away after being infected while treating patients.(AFP)
Many pointed out that several non-white doctors and nurses had passed away after being infected while treating patients.(AFP)

Fury as Conservative MP blames non-whites for UK coronavirus surge

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 01:26 AM IST
Craig Whittaker, MP for the Calder Valley in west Yorkshire, one of the areas affected by the recent surge, told LBC radio that Muslim and non-white communities referred to as BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) have not been obeying lockdown rules.
England's captain Joe Root, left, Ollie Pope and Ben Stokes(AP)
England's captain Joe Root, left, Ollie Pope and Ben Stokes(AP)

No hand shakes, only fist bumps: Coronavirus forces England to ditch hand shakes in Sri Lanka

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:24 AM IST
England were hit by a series of gastroenteritis and flu problems before and during the first Test on their recent tour of South Africa.
India's Ravichandran Ashwin tosses a pink ball.(AP)
India's Ravichandran Ashwin tosses a pink ball.(AP)

India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin signs up with Yorkshire for county stint

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 02:11 PM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin, who will play for Delhi Capitals in the upcoming Indian Premier League, will be Yorkshire’s main overseas spinner following South African Keshav Maharaj’s stint in 2019.
A memorial to Sikh soldiers who fought in the two world wars was unveiled in Huddersfield, west Yorkshire in the United Kingdom.(HT PHOTO.)
A memorial to Sikh soldiers who fought in the two world wars was unveiled in Huddersfield, west Yorkshire in the United Kingdom.(HT PHOTO.)

UK statue to honour Sikh soldiers unveiled

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 11:27 PM IST
The monument in the Greenhead Park marks the culmination of a project of the Sikh Soldier Organisation (SSO), which coordinated donations and other activities of the six feet high bronze statue that cost £65,000.
Peter Handscomb(Getty Images)
Peter Handscomb(Getty Images)

Australia’s Peter Handscomb joins Middlesex as captain

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 08:19 AM IST
Handscomb, who has represented his country 40 times in all three formats, has previous experience of the English game having played for Gloucestershire in 2015, Yorkshire in 2017 and Durham this year.
File image of England cricketer Ben Stokes.(AP)
File image of England cricketer Ben Stokes.(AP)

Ben Stokes signed by Northern Superchargers as The Hundred launched

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 07:25 AM IST
The 100-ball competition, starting in 2020, is a new tournament consisting of city-based franchise sides, breaking away from England’s traditional county system.
England's Joe Root looks dejected after Australia win the match and retain the Ashes(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Joe Root looks dejected after Australia win the match and retain the Ashes(Action Images via Reuters)

Change in captaincy for England? Joe Root outlines ambition post Ashes defeat

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 09:30 AM IST
The tourists will head into the final test starting at The Oval on Thursday aiming to become the first Australian team to win an Ashes series in England since 2001.
England's Jack Leach, left, England's Jofra Archer, and England's Stuart Broad shake hands.(AP)
England's Jack Leach, left, England's Jofra Archer, and England's Stuart Broad shake hands.(AP)

England unchanged for third Ashes Test as James Anderson continues recovery

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 03:55 PM IST
The selectors kept faith with the XI that drew the second Ashes Test at Lord’s on Sunday, with England having the better of an exciting last day before Australia held out to preserve their 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Joe Root, captain of England (L) and Tim Paine, captain of Australia.(Getty Images)
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Joe Root, captain of England (L) and Tim Paine, captain of Australia.(Getty Images)

Ashes, England vs Australia: Joe Root and Tim Paine’s different paths to Ashes captaincy

Birmingham | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 11:47 AM IST
When England’s Joe Root and Australia’s Tim Paine walk out for the toss prior to the first Ashes opener at Edgbaston starting Thursday they will have taken very different routes to get there.
File Photo of Josh Poysden(@YorkshireCCC)
File Photo of Josh Poysden(@YorkshireCCC)

English cricketer Josh Poysden suffers fractured skull in nets

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 08:03 PM IST
He was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where a CT scan revealed a fractured skull and some internal bleeding.
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s first visit abroad as prime minister was to India in November 2016, amid much talk of the UK looking to India and the Commonwealth in the post-Brexit situation, when it will not be part of the European Single Market.(AFP PHOTO)
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s first visit abroad as prime minister was to India in November 2016, amid much talk of the UK looking to India and the Commonwealth in the post-Brexit situation, when it will not be part of the European Single Market.(AFP PHOTO)

Geoffrey Boycott fan Theresa May promised to stay at the crease, but failed

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 10:58 PM IST
May attracted most of the blame for the Brexit impasse due to her uncompromising red lines, as over 35 ministers resigned during her prime ministership. She called the 2017 mid-term election, hoping to win a bigger majority than the 2015 one to push through Brexit, but presided over the Conservative party losing its majority.
Kerkar’s installations combine natural materials from Yorkshire with 10,000 shells shipped from Goa to chronicle Yorkshire’s ancient links with the sea.(HT Photo)
Kerkar’s installations combine natural materials from Yorkshire with 10,000 shells shipped from Goa to chronicle Yorkshire’s ancient links with the sea.(HT Photo)

6 Kerkar artworks installed in Yorkshire’s Himalayan Garden

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 10:57 AM IST
The award-winning Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park and open-air gallery now has 83 sculptures installed in open, natural spaces, with the Goa-born Kerkar’s artworks commenting on various aspects of Indian history as well as terrorism becoming the latest attraction.
Sunrisers Hyderabad's David Warner, left, and Jonny Bairstow talk between the wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore.(AP)
Sunrisers Hyderabad's David Warner, left, and Jonny Bairstow talk between the wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore.(AP)

IPL 2019, SRH vs RCB: Statistical highlights - Jonny Bairstow and David Warner script records

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2019 08:47 PM IST
This was Bairstow’s first IPL ton and his second in the shortest format. His previous 100 was against Durham at Chester-le-Street in 2014 while playing for Yorkshire.
File photo of David Willey.(AFP)
File photo of David Willey.(AFP)

IPL 2019: CSK’s David Willey pulls out of tournament

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2019 04:58 PM IST
Chennai Super Kings all-rounder David Willey has pulled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League because of personal reasons
File image of Duanne Olivier(AP)
File image of Duanne Olivier(AP)

Duanne Olivier signs Kolpak deal with Yorkshire, to quit South Africa

Johannesburg | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2019 08:11 PM IST
Olivier, 26, was one of the stars of the South African summer, taking 31 wickets in five Test matches against Pakistan and Sri Lanka. He was man of the series against Pakistan after taking 24 wickets at an average of 14.70.
Mohammad Amir (centre) is set to join up with Essex again for a spell in the forthcoming domestic Twenty20 Blast competition.(AFP)
Mohammad Amir (centre) is set to join up with Essex again for a spell in the forthcoming domestic Twenty20 Blast competition.(AFP)

Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir set for Essex return

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2019 12:42 PM IST
Mohammad Amir helped Essex win the first-class County Championship in 2017 during a stint that saw him take career-best figures of 10 for 72 against Yorkshire at Scarborough
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump greet members of the US military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on December 26, 2018.(AFP Photo)
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump greet members of the US military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on December 26, 2018.(AFP Photo)

How a UK plane spotter cracked the secret of Donald Trump’s Iraq visit

By Agency France Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 11:07 AM IST
Alan Meloy, a semi-retired information technology worker from Yorkshire, took the pictures of Air Force One from outside his home with a camera he also uses for bird watching.
India's Cheteshwar Pujara plays a shot during day one of the first test match between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia, December 6, 2018(REUTERS)
India's Cheteshwar Pujara plays a shot during day one of the first test match between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia, December 6, 2018(REUTERS)

Shane Warne reveals why Cheteshwar Pujara was called ‘Steve’ in Yorkshire

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 03:22 AM IST
“Playing county cricket has helped me a lot, and playing in England conditions are always challenging and when you come to Australia you know that it is slightly better,” Pujara said after the day’s play.
Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates his century against Australia with teammate Mohammed Shami (L).(AFP)
Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates his century against Australia with teammate Mohammed Shami (L).(AFP)

India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara rates century in Adelaide Test as one of his top innings

Adelaide | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 03:25 AM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara compiled a patient 123 in hot and difficult conditions at Adelaide Oval to help India stay in the opening Test against Australia with 250-9 at stumps.
Next T20 World Cup will be played in Australia in 2020.(Twitter (@ICC))
Next T20 World Cup will be played in Australia in 2020.(Twitter (@ICC))

Michael Vaughan reacts sarcastically to ICC’s decision

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2018 10:44 AM IST
The change of the name from ICC World T20 to ICC T20 World Cup will be applicable to both the men’s game and the women’s and it will be applicable from the next edition which will be played in 2020 in Australia.
Sri Lanka's Lakshan Sandakan (2nd L) celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of England's Ben Stokes.(REUTERS)
Sri Lanka's Lakshan Sandakan (2nd L) celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of England's Ben Stokes.(REUTERS)

Sri Lanka vs England 3rd Test day 2, Highlights: As It Happened

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 05:14 PM IST
Catch all the action as Sri Lanka take on England on Day 2 of the third Test at Colombo through our live blog.
England's Ben Foakes plays a shot during the second day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and England at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on November 7, 2018.(AFP)
England's Ben Foakes plays a shot during the second day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and England at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on November 7, 2018.(AFP)

Ben Foakes gets nod as England keeper for second Sri Lanka test

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2018 09:21 AM IST
Root said his Yorkshire team mate Bairstow, who has strengthened England’s lower-middle order with his batting and worked hard on his wicketkeeping, still had a role to play in the test side.
The current Sussex coach is well regarded after he led the Adelaide Strikers to their maiden Big Bash League T20 title this year(Getty Images)
The current Sussex coach is well regarded after he led the Adelaide Strikers to their maiden Big Bash League T20 title this year(Getty Images)

Jason Gillespie eyes Australian selector role

Sydney | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2018 01:31 PM IST
The Cricket Australia selection panel currently consists of Trevor Hohns, Greg Chappell and national coach Justin Langer.
File image of England Test skipper Joe Root (R) shaking hands with India captain Virat Kohli.(REUTERS)
File image of England Test skipper Joe Root (R) shaking hands with India captain Virat Kohli.(REUTERS)

England should consider replacing Joe Root with Jos Buttler as Test skipper: Shane Warne

London | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2018 04:50 PM IST
Australia spin great Warne says the Yorkshire star could dominate the global game with the bat and feels Buttler would make a “very, very good” Test skipper.
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