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‘Witch hunt has to give up’: Michael Vaughan on ECB’s investigation into England cricketers’ racist tweets

London: The probe into England cricketers’ dilapidated tweets is a “witch hunt” that have to give up, says venerable skipper Michael Vaughan because the ECB investigates alleged racist remarks on social media by many of its cricketers.

Country’s white-ball skipper Eoin Morgan and wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler are below investigation by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after their tweets, mocking Indians, surfaced on the social media on Wednesday.

“No one at the time of Morgan’s, Buttler’s & Anderson’s tweets looked offended at the time they tweeted however or not it’s amazing how they now seem offensive a few years later !!!!!! Totally ridiculous … The witch hunt has started however has to give up,” Vaughan tweeted.

No one at the time of Morgan’s ,Buttler’s & Anderson’s tweets looked offended at the time they tweeted however it’s amazing how they now seem offensive a few years later !!!!!! Totally ridiculous … The witch hunt has started however has to give up … #OnOn

— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) June 10, 2021

The posts, whereby Buttler and Morgan old the be conscious ”sir” to mock the Indians, started doing the rounds on social media after the ECB suspended pacer Ollie Robinson for a few of his offensive tweets dating relief to 2012-13.

In maintaining with a tale, “Screenshots dangle additionally been shared of a message by Buttler whereby he says ”I continuously reply sir no1 else like me comparable to you want me” and, individually, Morgan involves Buttler in a message which says, ”Sir you is possible to be my favourite batsman.”

A homophobic tweet dating relief to 2010 from used pacer James Anderson has additionally emerged.

The ECB has promised “relevant and acceptable movement”, asserting each case might per chance be regarded as on an particular person foundation.

Buttler and Morgan each characteristic in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with the venerable taking part in for the Rajasthan Royals and the latter leading the Kolkata Knight Riders.  

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