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3 Jun 2021

England cricketer Ollie Robinson apologises for historical racist and sexist tweets

Sports reporter

As test debuts go, it was pretty impressive: England cricketer Ollie Robinson took 2-50 on the first day of the test at Lords.

But off-the-field it was a disaster.

Racist and sexist tweets he posted eight years ago, when he was aged 18 and 19, re-emerged and upstaged both his bowling display and the launch of the England Cricket Board’s new inclusivity campaign.