The Spin | Lord Patel must see off Yorkshire backlash if reforms are to work

Four ex-Yorkshire chairmen want an inquiry into the ECB’s handling of the Rafiq affair, but the new one needs backing

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They have two summer sports in Yorkshire: playing cricket and arguing about it. It’s been this way since at least the 1950s, on into the Boycott years, right up to the present day and the ongoing row about the attempts to reform the club made by Lord Patel since he took over as chairman last November.

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