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Headingley retains status as international cricket venue following Yorkshire reforms

General view as James Anderson of England bowls under dark skies during day three of the Third Test Match against India (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Members of Yorkshire County Cricket Club have voted in favour of proposals to restructure the club in the wake of the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal, paving the way for Headingley to resume hosting England international matches.

Three special resolutions were overwhelmingly passed by members at an Extraordinary General Meeting at Headingley yesterday (Thursday). Yorkshire said the decisions will allow the club to continue to “drive the right approach” through essential governance reforms.

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