Yorkshire's Andrew Gale In Trouble After Allegedly Making 'Racist Comment' Towards Ashwell Prince

Andrew Gale has stirred a controversy by allegedly using the term 'kolpak' in an on-field exchange with South Africa-born Ashwell Prince.

updated: September 19, 2014 14:11 IST
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File photo: Ashwell Prince in action.

Newly-crowned English county champions Yorkshire on Thursday declared their support for captain Andrew Gale following reports that he is to be charged with a racist offence.

British newspaper The Daily Telegraph has reported that Gale allegedly used the term 'Kolpak' during his on-field exchange with South Africa-born Lancashire batsman Ashwell Prince.

A 'Kolpak' cricketer is one who was born overseas, but who qualifies to play in English domestic cricket under the laws of the European Union.

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