Yorkshire leader govt Mark Arthur has resigned with rapid impact in the most recent fallout from the allegations of institutional racism made by way of former participant Azeem Rafiq, the membership mentioned in a observation on Thursday.
The membership have appointed Paul Hudson as meantime leader govt.
“As of late (St Martin’s Day) the Board at Yorkshire County Cricket Membership has accredited the resignation of Mark Arthur as CEO. We thank him for his tenure,” mentioned Yorkshire chairman Kamlesh Patel.
“That is crucial second for the Membership which is able to transfer ahead with new management, which will likely be necessary in riding the trade we urgently want.”
Arthur added: “I have had 8 incredible years at The Yorkshire County Cricket Membership, running along an excellent staff of other folks, and in combination attaining many highlights.”
Rafiq, a participant of Pakistani descent and a former captain of the England Beneath-19s, remaining yr mentioned he used to be made to really feel like an interloper at Yorkshire and pondered taking his personal existence, and had not too long ago referred to as for the resignation of Arthur.