Michael Vaughan’s troubles may increase in racist remarks case, Adil Rashid made serious ‘accusations’

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Michael Vaughan and Adil Rashid

England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has backed former Yorkshire teammate Azim Rafiq’s allegations of racism against Michael Vaughan, saying he can confirm the former captain’s comments were aimed at Asian players.

Rasheed, a member of the England team that reached the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup, said that he is ready to cooperate with any official investigation to probe Rafiq’s claims.

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Rafiq has leveled allegations of institutional racism against Yorkshire. Vaughan was its former captain and Rashid still plays for it. He claimed that Vaughan told a group of Asian players before a match in 2009 that their numbers were too many and that something had to be done.

Rasheed was quoted as saying by ESPN Cricinfo, “I wanted to focus on my cricket and not do anything that would harm the team but I can confirm that Michael Vaughan made that comment for the Asian players group.” Did it.

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He said, “Racism is like cancer in every walk of life. It needs to be eliminated.”

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