New Delhi: England quick bowler Ollie Robinson, who made his Test debut in opposition to New Zealand at Lord’s Cricket Ground, has been punished. He has been suspended from worldwide cricket pending the investigation of racial tweets made in the yr 2012-13.
British PMO intervention
Now the workplace of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has intervened in this matter. PM’s spokesman Oliver Dowden tweeted, ‘Oli Robinson’s tweets have been objectionable and incorrect, in addition to it’s a matter of many years previous and he wrote in adolescence. That teenager is now younger and taking the proper step, he has additionally apologized. The ECB has crossed the limit by suspending him and the matter must be reconsidered.
Ollie Robinson’s tweets have been offensive and unsuitable.
They are additionally a decade previous and written by an adolescent. The teenager is now a person and has rightly apologised. The ECB has gone over the prime by suspending him and will suppose once more.
— Oliver Dowden (@OliverDowden) June 7, 2021
There was a ruckus after these tweets
Ollie Robinson had made many tweets at the age of 18 and 19, because of which he’s now dealing with issues. These tweets have been associated to racism and gender discrimination. On the first day of the match, there was a dialogue on social media about these tweets, after which Robinson apologized. The ECB said about this Sussex bowler, ‘Robinson will depart the England staff and return to his county instantly.’
Debut at Lord’s Test
Ollie Robinson made his Test debut in the first match of the sequence performed at Lord’s. He took seven wickets in this match in opposition to New Zealand and performed an excellent innings of 42 runs in England’s first innings. The manner this all-rounder confirmed superb efficiency in his debut match, it was believed that he may turn out to be an incredible all-rounder in the coming instances. But earlier than that his profession appears to be eclipsed.