Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore says the franchise has “zero tolerance” for any form of discrimination, following conflicting tweets from the KKR captain Eoin Morgan and coach Brendan McCallum surfaced last week.
The tweets went viral after Olli Robinson was stopped due to the controversial nature of his tweets dating back to 2012-13.
Both Morgan and McCallum were accused of mocking Indians and posting racist tweets in a social media conversation with Joss Butler.
“We don’t know enough about this at the moment to comment. Let’s wait for the process to end before we get all the facts before we come to any conclusions. Just to repeat, Knight Riders has ‘zero tolerance’ for all forms of discrimination,” he said. Mysore in front of Cricbuzz.
According to a report, the screenshots were also shared by Butler’s message, which said, “I’m always in charge, sir, no one like me like you,” and Morgan separately included Butler in a message that said, “Sir, you’re my favorite. batsman. “
Veteran James Anderson’s 2010 homophobic tweet also appeared.
The ECB has promised “appropriate and appropriate action”, saying each case will be considered on an individual basis.