Ollie Robinson tweet saga: England may review players' social media posts, says batting coach Graham Thorpe

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England batting manager Graham Thorpe said Ollie Robinson, who picked up 4 wickets successful the archetypal innings, understood his mistake and received enactment from the dressing country aft his apology.

England pacer Ollie Robinson

England pacer Ollie Robinson (Courtesy: Reuters)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ollie Robinson made a racist and sexist remarks connected Twitter successful 2012-13
  • Robinson said the tweets were sent during a pugnacious play successful his life
  • ECB has said it volition analyse the incidental arsenic portion of its disciplinary process

Following the Ollie Robinson tweet saga, the England batting manager Graham Thorpe said the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) whitethorn reappraisal players' societal media past earlier naming them successful aboriginal squads.

Fast bowler Ollie Robinson's humanities racist and sexist tweets came to airy during his trial debut this week.

"If thing similar this has happened, it's intelligibly thing going guardant that mightiness request to beryllium looked astatine truthful that a time similar yesterday doesn't happen," Thorpe said connected Thursday.

Thorpe said Robinson, who picked up 4 wickets successful the archetypal innings, understood his mistake and received enactment from the dressing country aft his apology.

"He had to beryllium beauteous resilient due to the fact that of what he's done," Thorpe added.

"It's not casual to spell backmost retired onto the signifier and execute and I thought his level of show was exceptional successful that archetypal innings."

Robinson, 27, apologised "unreservedly" for his tweets from 2012-2013 which went viral connected societal media connected Wednesday erstwhile helium made his trial debut against New Zealand astatine Lord's.

"On the biggest time of my vocation truthful far, I americium embarrassed by the racist and sexist tweets that I posted implicit 8 years ago, which person contiguous go public," an affectional Robinson work retired his statement, firstly to broadcasters and past to the media.

The ECB has said it volition analyse the incidental arsenic portion of its disciplinary process.

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