IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders might come down onerous on skipper Eoin Morgan, coach Brendon McCullum for tweets mocking Indians | Cricket Information | The Chhattisgarh

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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders may come down hard on skipper Eoin Morgan, coach Brendon McCullum for tweets mocking Indians

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders might come down onerous on skipper Eoin Morgan, coach Brendon McCullum for tweets mocking Indians | Cricket Information

Historic posts by Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan and coach Brendon McCullum may come again to hang-out them with Shah Rukh Khan-owned Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise set to take motion on the problem. The 2018 tweets had come to gentle after England paceman Ollie Robinson’s suspension by England Cricket Board (ECB) for historic racial and sexist tweets.
In a social media alternate of 2018, England limited-overs captain Morgan and English and Rajasthan Royals wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler engaged in an alternate through which they used the phrase ‘Sir’ to mock Indian followers. The 2 have been later joined by former New Zealand skipper McCullum. A few of these concerned have apparently taken down the posts however the screenshots of their alternate have already surfaced.
Present the identical each and droop Eoin Morgan for that tweet. https://t.co/2lhsbiiRpK pic.twitter.com/I7m70SS2d5
— Grasp Wayne (@MasterWayne07) June 6, 2021
“We don’t know sufficient about it to remark right now. Let’s anticipate the method to be accomplished to get all of the info earlier than we bounce to any conclusions. Simply to reiterate, the Knight Riders organisation has ‘zero tolerance’ for any type of discrimination,” KKR CEO Venky Mysore was quoted as saying by a cricket web site on Wednesday night time.
“Though there are questions over the exact context of the tweets, they have been written at a time when Buttler and Morgan have been established England gamers and have induced offence on social media,” a report in UK Telegraph mentioned in regards to the two English gamers’ Twitter feedback.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), which had acted swiftly on Ollie Robinson social media feedback by suspending him, has ordered an investigation. The ECB offered a press release to this web site on Wednesday night time.
“Since we have been alerted to offensive tweets final week, various historic social media posts by different people have been questioned publicly as nicely. There is no such thing as a place for discrimination in our sport, and we’re dedicated to taking related and acceptable motion the place required. Given the considerations which have been raised are clearly now broader than a single case, the ECB will talk about how we cope with points over historic social media materials in a well timed and acceptable method. Every case might be thought of on a person foundation, taking a look at all of the info. We’ll assess instances with the ECB earlier than making additional statements,” an ECB spokesperson mentioned.

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