The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has criticized the young fast bowler for his racist remarks on social media.(Ollie Robinson) has been banned from international cricket. Since then, as if there has been an uproar among the players of England, because now the ECB is conducting a rigorous investigation and is ready to take strict action if such cases come to the fore. Therefore, now many players of England are under threat.
Alerted for offensive tweets
The England and Wales Cricket Board will review every case by taking seriously the cases of objectionable social media posts of players. Another player on board is under investigation for offensive remarks after Ollie Robinson. An ECB spokesman said,
“We were alerted for the offensive tweets last week. Many people have also publicly questioned the old social media post. There is no place for discrimination in our sport, and we are committed to taking appropriate action where necessary. The concerns that have been raised are clearly now more than a matter of concern. Each case will be considered on an individual basis having regard to all the facts. We will assess the matters with the board before making any further statement.”
Ongoing investigation on another player
Works on zero tolerance policy for making racist remarks. It takes strict action against those players who make any kind of objectionable remarks. Now the report quoted this spokesperson as saying,
“It has been brought to our notice that an England player had posted objectionable material on his social media account long back. We are looking into it and will respond at the right time.”
According to the report, The England men’s team cricketer is currently part of the squad for the Test series against New Zealand, however, the player’s name has not been mentioned in this report as the cricketer had not completed 16 years of age at the time of this tweet.
James Anderson supported Robinson
Olly Robinson, who recently debuted in front of the New Zealand cricket team, has been banned from international cricket due to his 8-year-old tweet. But now James Anderson has come out in his support. Anderson said,
“He apologized in front of everyone and you can see how disappointed he was. As a group we appreciate that he is a changed person now. Since then he has matured a lot and has the full support of the team. I think this is a difficult time. I think as a team we are trying to learn from it.”