Scottish cricket has been rocked by a racism scandal at one of the country’s leading clubs. The Daily Record can reveal that three members of Prestwick Cricket Club have received bans after using shocking racist terms.
The men include the club’s scorer Graeme Hay, 37, who called club President Shahzad Rafiq, 36, a “P*** b******” in front of witnesses at the club AGM.
Two other club members also used similar racist language within club premises.All three men were hit with eight month bans, with the option of taking an online inclusivity course to reduce the term to four months.Whistleblowers have told the Record that the club took action after complaints by members who said they’d “had enough” of the ongoing racism within the sport.
Our revelations come amid a racism storm that has forced a nationwide probe by bosses at Cricket Scotland, sparked by the experience of Scottish international Majid Haq - the star player of last season.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk