10 years ago: Azeem Rafiq sorry about antisemitic remarks he made 10 years ago

Azeem Rafiq, the previous cricketer whose disclosures about the prejudice he endured at Yorkshire has started an emergency in the English game, apologized Thursday subsequent to confessing to sending racist messages 10 years prior.

English paper The Times of London revealed it has seen a trade of messages that seem to have been sent among Rafiq and another previous cricketer, Ateeq Javid, and which contain defaming remarks about an anonymous Jewish individual.

Rafiq affirmed in a post on Twitter that he sent the messages and has definitely no real reasons.

I’m embarrassed about this trade and have now erased it so as not to create additional offense, Rafiq composed. I was 19 at that point and I trust and accept I am an alternate individual today. I’m unbelievably irate at myself and I am sorry to the Jewish people group and each and every individual who is appropriately irritated by this.

Rafiq, a previous England under-19 skipper, affirmed through tears at a parliamentary hearing on Tuesday about his encounters of bigotry and harassing while at the same time playing for Yorkshire.

The England and Wales Cricket Board has suspended Yorkshire from facilitating worldwide matches over its entirely unsatisfactory reaction to the bigotry looked by Rafiq, while a portion of the clubs supports are finishing bargains.

On Thursday, British games serve Nigel Huddleston called for cricket to get its home all together and raised the chance of autonomous guideline on the off chance that it didn’t.

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