London: After England pacer Ollie Robinson was suspended underneath the pretext of his outdated ‘sexist’ and ‘racist’ tweets, many different England gamers have additionally come underneath the scanner. England pacer Jimmy Anderson has additionally been caught within the juggernaut for a tweet he had posted in 2010.
Twitteratis are calling out the England speedster for his allegedly “homophobic” feedback about Stuart Broad’s haircut. He known as Stuart Broad, a “15 yr outdated lesbian”. James Anderson has deleted the tweet now.
Check out the alleged screen-shot of that tweet under:
Meanwhile, James Anderson has additionally responded to Sky Sports concerning the tweet. H stated, “The historic stuff, for me, it was 10, 11 years in the past. I’ve actually modified as an individual since then. That’s the issue; issues do change and also you do make errors.”
The ECB has denounced these tweets and affirmed their anti-discrimination stand. “There is not any place for discrimination in our sport, and we’re dedicated to taking related and applicable motion the place required,” the England board stated in an announcement.
“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 applicable method. Each case might 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.”
In the above tweets, you see, England’s wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler and restricted overs skipper Eoin Morgan’s alleged racist tweets, utilizing the phrase ‘sir’ to mock Indians, surfaced on the social media.