ECB Board to debate coping with points over historic social media materials Cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has made it clear they’ve a zero tolerance coverage for any type of discrimination.


PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 03:33 PM IST

Even as England pacer James Anderson on Tuesday stated his aspect will be taught from the Ollie Robinson controversy, previous tweets from England’s limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan and wicket-keeper Jos Buttler have come to mild which appear to be written in a method which mocks the English language utilized by followers.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has made it clear they’ve a zero tolerance coverage for any type of discrimination.

Commenting on the newest flip of occasions, an ECB spokesperson stated: “Since we have been alerted to offensive tweets final week, a variety of historic social media posts by different people have been questioned publicly as properly. There isn’t any place for discrimination in our sport, and we’re dedicated to taking related and acceptable motion the place required.

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“Given the considerations which have been raised are clearly now broader than a single case, the ECB Board will talk about how we take care of points over historic social media materials in a well timed and acceptable method. Each case will likely be thought-about on a person foundation, taking a look at all of the information. We will assess instances with the ECB Board earlier than making additional statements.”

Robinson was on Sunday suspended from all worldwide cricket pending the end result of a disciplinary investigation following the tweets he posted in 2012 and 2013.

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Sports Minister Olivier Dowden criticised the ECB for suspending Robinson from worldwide cricket over his tweets which have been despatched out by him throughout his teenage days.

An previous tweet of Anderson has additionally been circulating on social media from the previous 24 hours however he stated that he has modified as an individual within the final decade.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.



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