Ollie Robinson cleared to play for England with immediate effect
Ollie Robinson finally gets released to play for England after all investigations relating to his racist tweets made 7-8 years ago are completed. Robinson is given an 8 match ban sentence of which 5 matches are suspended sentence for the next 2 years. Ollie Robinson cleared to play for England with immediate effect.
This means effectively he has also served his ban of 3 games that include 2nd test against New Zealand and 2 T20 Vitality blast matches.
Robinson has been direct to take part in training programs on the usage of social media and anti-discrimination activities.
Since Robinson has already served his immediate 3 match suspension sentence. He is available for immediate selection for the forthcoming India v England test series.
It may be recall that Robinson was ban for his 7-year-old racist tweets immediately. After he made his impressive test debut against New Zealand taking 7 wickets and scoring 42 in his only innings. He had apologized for his old tweets during that test.
Robinson’s availability will be great news for England. As they prepare themselves to a avenge their loss against India in the 4 match test series in the subcontinent.