Ex-head coach Gale wins declare in opposition to Yorkshire


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Andrew Gale
Andrew Gale was an assistant to Northern Superchargers head coach Darren Lehmann

Former head coach Andrew Gale has gained a declare for unfair dismissal in opposition to Yorkshire.

Gale made his authorized declare alongside second staff coach Ian Dews, bowling coach Wealthy Pyrah, academy lead Richard Damms and energy and conditioning coaches Ian Fisher and Peter Sim.

An employment decide discovered that their grievance was “properly based”.

Except the 2 sides come to an settlement, there shall be one other listening to to find out the treatment.

The consent judgement was issued by the decide on 23 Could however revealed on Tuesday.

Former batter Gale spent his complete profession at Yorkshire, first as a participant after making his debut in 2004, then as captain between 2009 and 2016 earlier than ending his enjoying profession on the age of 32 to take up the top coach function.

He was suspended – as a part of an investigation right into a tweet he despatched in 2010 – earlier than he was sacked on 3 December.

Gale additionally misplaced his publish with Headingley-based The Hundred facet Northern Superchargers when his contract was not renewed.

Another members of the 16 sacked by Yorkshire have already reached compensation agreements with the county.

The end result of an England and Wales Cricket Board investigation into the racism allegations made by Rafiq and others remains to be to be revealed.

What occurred within the the Rafiq scandal?

Former Yorkshire participant Rafiq informed MPs final November that English cricket was “institutionally” racist.

He went public together with his experiences in September 2020 and stated the “institutional racism” he encountered whereas at Yorkshire left him near taking his personal life.

Yorkshire launched an investigation, however took a 12 months to launch the findings of the report.

The report abstract stated Rafiq was the “sufferer of racial harassment and bullying”, with seven of the 43 allegations upheld, though the membership stated they might not launch the total report for authorized causes.

In addition they stated no-one on the membership could be disciplined, which drew widespread criticism.

The membership’s dealing with of the scandal led to a raft of resignations, with chief govt Mark Arthur and chairman Roger Hutton leaving their posts, and the England and Wales Cricket Board stripped Headingley of the internationals it was as a consequence of host – the membership’s proper to host England matches has since been reinstated.

Lord Patel has taken over as chairman, former Yorkshire and England tempo bowler Darren Gough has are available as director of cricket and former West Indies all-rounder Ottis Gibson was appointed head coach in January.

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