ECB say they have talked to Jonny Bairstow over alleged ‘Cameron Bancroft headbutt’ incident

The britain and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have discussed a reported bar-room incident involving Johnny Bairstow with the Ashes tour wicket-keeper, the board stated inside of a statement.

Australia’s Fox
Sporting activities documented that Bairstow was involved in a clash, within a hotel bar, with Australian participant Cameron Bancroft in Perth all through England’s warm-up to the series.

assertion browse: “At shut of engage in in Brisbane nowadays, we have been built conscious of allegations of an incident in Perth four months ago.
There’s been no report of any incident through the venue, safety or law enforcement and there was no personal injury described.

“Following an
preliminary discussion with Jonny Bairstow tonight we recognize the context and may comply with up with England players and management following the Brisbane Test.”

hasn’t commented about the alleged incident.

conduct of England cricketers has come beneath scrutiny just after all-rounder Ben Stokes was ignored of the tour immediately after he and group mate Alex Hales had been arrested adhering to an altercation outdoors a Bristol nightclub in September and produced under investigation.

Australia will resume
on the fifth and last day on the to start with Test in Brisbane desired 56 operates to win with all their second-innings wickets intact.

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