Ollie Robinson will not be available for selection for England’s second round against New Zealand starting at Edgbaston on Thursday June 10th. He will now leave the England camp immediately and return to his county of Sussex.
Ollie Robinson took seven wickets in his test debut at Lord’s
England and Sussex bowler Ollie Robinson has been suspended from all international cricket pending the outcome of a disciplinary investigation following historic tweets he posted in 2012 and 2013.
Robinson will not be available to be selected for the second round of LV = Insurance against New Zealand starting in Edgbaston on Thursday June 10th. You will now leave the England camp immediately and return to your county.
The fast bowler said he was “embarrassed” and “embarrassed” when he apologized “unreservedly” for the posts, made in 2012 and 2013, that were unearthed on Wednesday when he made his test debut at Lord’s.
Robinson, now 27, was chosen by England’s bowlers against New Zealand as he took seven wickets in the first tied game of the two-round series, while also scoring 42 runs at Lord’s.
Before the opening day of the first test of the English summer, England and New Zealand shared a ‘Moment of Unity’, with the hosts wearing jerseys designed as a support against discrimination of all kinds.