MP says return of Graves to Yorkshire would be a ‘disaster’

Colin Graves returning to Yorkshire would be a “disaster” if the cricket authorities allowed it to happen, a member of the Culture, Media and Sport select committee has said.

Graves, 75, is understood to be in exclusive dialogue with the club over a return, after earlier talks with former Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley over a potential investment stalled.

Graves served as Yorkshire’s chair between 2012 and 2015, part of a 17-year period between 2004 and 2021 where the club have since admitted an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) charge of failing to address the systemic use of r…

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