A day after England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) suspended tempo bowler Ollie Robinson for eight-year-old racist and sexist tweets, one other present England participant might discover himself in hassle after an previous, racist tweet of his was dropped at gentle by media.
The identify of the participant has been withheld by wisden.com which uncovered the tweet.
The participant was 16 when he wrote, “your going out with an Asian. -_-
An ECB spokesperson mentioned, “It has been dropped at our consideration that an England participant has posted historic offensive materials on their social media account. We’re wanting into it and can make an extra remark sooner or later.”
On Monday, England coach Chris Silverwood mentioned that the England staff was trying to get higher of their struggle towards discrimination.
“The massive factor for us all is training. We’re all striving to be higher, none of us are good, and all of us want to verify we’re studying on a regular basis,” mentioned Silverwood.
“We will ensure the world is a greater place. Most significantly, we will work arduous to make sure that this nice recreation is inclusive for everyone and there’s no type of discrimination by any means.”
The England staff did a ‘Second of Unity’ gesture forward of the primary Check towards New Zealand at Lord’s final week after they had been criticised for not taking the knee final yr.