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English county Yorkshire’s chief executive Mark Arthur followed chairman Roger Hutton by resigning from his post on Thursday.

“Today the board at Yorkshire County Cricket Club has accepted the resignation of Mark Arthur as CEO,” Lord Kamlesh Patel, the YCCC’s new chairman, said in a press release. “We thank him for his tenure.”

“This is an important moment for the club which is ready to move forward with new leadership, which will be vital in driving the change we urgently need. We know there is still much work to be done and more difficult decisions to be made. We need to rebuild the trust of the fans, the cricketing world and the public.” new chairman Patel said in a statement.