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| On Jun 9, 2021 11:20 AM IST

Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan’s tweets mocking Indians resurface. ECB begins investigation

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Woes continue to cripple England players this time for their off-the-field activities. Ever since Ollie Robinson’s discriminatory past Tweets have come under the scanner off-late, a trail of investigation has started for other English players who had put out offensive tweets.

Very recently, Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan are known to have invited trouble for supposedly posting unhealthy remarks on Twitter. Owing to the same, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has initiated a thorough investigation

Screenshots of Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler’s Twitter remarks

The unveiling of the reports says that the duo mockingly imitated the Indians by calling them ‘Sir’. This online incident happened on May 13, 2018, when Morgan used the word ‘Sir’ for congratulating Buttler as the latter had smashed an unbeaten 94 runs off 53 balls on the same day.

Adding to the same, former New Zealand player and now the head coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)- Brendon McCullum also reacted to Morgan’s message.

According to a report in telegraph.co.uk, it has been learnt that Buttler has already deleted the tweets after criticism on social media. The report furthered the ECB will take a call on the two English players after going through the investigations.

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Robinson’s suspension from all formats

After a dream-start to the Test career against New Zealand at Lord’s, Ollie Robinson’s budding career came to a screeching halt after his discriminatory Tweets from his teen age resurfaced. Robinson-, who scored 42 in the first innings and picked up seven wickets in the first Test against New Zealand, even issued a public apology for his bygone remarks, but it served no good.

As for now, the 27-year old England pacer has been suspended from all formats of cricket. A final decision for Robinson will come after ECB has undertaken a thorough investigation in his matter.

Also read: England Cricketer’s old Tweet mocking India goes viral 

Sahil Sethi

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