London: A day after England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) suspended fast bowler Ollie Robinson for an eight-year-old racist and sexist tweet, another current England player could find himself in trouble when an old, racist The tweet was brought to light by the media. .
Wisden.com, which exposed this tweet, has banned the player’s name.
The player was 16 years old when he wrote, “You’re going out with an Asian. -_- < #asianthroughandthrough #hweoloo #chinky."
An ECB spokesperson said, “It has come to our notice that an England player has posted historically objectionable material on his social media account. We are looking into it and will comment further in the times to come.”
England coach Chris Silverwood said on Monday that the England team wants to do better in its fight against discrimination.
“The big thing for all of us is education. We are all striving to be better, none of us are perfect, and we all need to make sure we are learning all the time,” said Silverwood said.
“We can make sure the world is a better place. Most importantly, we can work hard to make sure this great sport is inclusive for all and doesn’t discriminate.”
After being criticized for not kneeling last year, the England team hinted at a ‘moment of unity’ ahead of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord’s.