The CEO of Kolkata Knight Riders Venky Mysore has stated that there’s ‘zero tolerance’ for any type of discrimination on the franchise, after controversial tweets from KKR’s captain Eoin Morgan and coach Brendon McCullum surfaced over the previous week.
The tweets turned viral following the suspension of Ollie Robinson because of the controversial nature of his tweets courting again to 2012-13.
Each, Morgan and McCullum have been accused of mocking Indians and posting racist tweets in a social media dialog with Jos Buttler.
“We do not know sufficient about it to remark presently. Let’s look ahead to the method to be accomplished to get all of the info earlier than we soar to any conclusions. Simply to reiterate, the Knight Riders organisation has ‘zero tolerance’ for any type of discrimination,” Mysore informed Cricbuzz.
In keeping with a report, “Screenshots have additionally been shared of a message by Buttler through which he says ‘I all the time reply sir no1 else like me such as you like me’ and, individually, Morgan contains Buttler in a message which says, ‘Sir you are my favorite batsman’.”
A homophobic tweet courting again to 2010 from veteran pacer James Anderson has additionally emerged.
The ECB has promised “related and acceptable motion”, saying every case can be thought of on a person foundation.